Be Noisy

If you were a kid in church who ever got the giggles, and your mom was telling you to shush, then you know how loud laughter can get during the sermon. The quieter you try to be and the more you try to muffle your laugh, the louder it seems to squeak out. It begins...

Be Still – part two

The 46th Psalm begins loudly, with earth-shaking events. The seas roar and foam, the mountains crash and crumble, and a flowing river gurgles through the heart of a bustling city. And then, like the sound of a record needle screeching to a halt, verse 10 whispers,...

Be Still – part one

For the next few posts I will focus on practical ways we can live out Psalm 46:10 – Be still, and know that I am God. As passive as this Biblical instruction may appear, it is actually active and intentional; in other words, none of us will naturally drift...

Still Here

I’m still here. This phrase would typically be interpreted to mean, “I haven’t gone anywhere for a long time. I’m at the last place you saw me.” Fingers impatiently drumming on the table I state that I’m still here, after all this...