As I stated in the first blog post of this series (located here), we recently took a church bus trip and visited the painted churches of Schulenburg, Texas. These small town, Texas churches are made up of Czech and German Catholic communities who have meeting for over one hundred years. As I was touring these church … Read moreWhat I learned from the Painted Churches Pt.2
Today brought and unexpected blessing! I turned in my graduation application to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. This is truly bitter-sweet. I am so happy to be finished with the arduous work that comes with seminary life. The late nights of Hebrew home work and paper writing will finally come to an end. 😀 However I am truly … Read moreGraduation Application Is In!
As I was reading this past week, I was thinking on the periods in life when we go through periods of extreme productivity and then we slow down to crawl. Being a student and working, I always have a ton of stuff on my to do list and some days I feel as if I conquered the world … Read moreThe ups & downs of productivity
We are all faced with making hard decisions in life. And sometimes, it is not the easiest thing to discern what the best route to take is. Well, as I was reading a devotional this morning (connecting the testaments) this jumped out at me & I thought I would share. 1 John 5:6-12 ESV 6 … Read moreWhere in your life do you complicate an obedient response to God?
This weekend at church, my pastor made a statement that spurred a million other thoughts in my spaghetti brain. He said, “no one can ruin your life without your permission.” Now, in context, he was definitely talking about taking responsibility for your own choices and not playing the victim. In my context, however, my brain … Read moreRuin My Life…..
Well it is official. As of this afternoon, I will have been married to my best friend for 6 years. Looking back on our relationship, it doesn’t seem that long ago that when we met and I am not sure I would change much. I am so blessed to have the wife that I do, … Read moreAs of today it has been 6 Years with my best friend! 😀