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Divine Dance

When my daughter, Megan, was four or five years old, we were at a restaurant that had a live band. I got distracted for a moment and when I looked up, there she was dancing right next to the band. She was the only one in the whole place dancing! She was spinning around with […]

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Your Move

What if God came to you and He said you could have one thing, anything you want. You name it and it’s yours. What would your one thing be? I think for a lot of us, it would freak us out because we would think about all of the options we would have. I mean, […]

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Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?

This question troubles us all whenever we see the innocent suffer. C.S. Lewis has written a great book on it called The Problem of Pain, but there is a noticeable difference in his academic and theological approach when contrasted to his personal response of grief when his wife tragically died in a book he later wrote called A Grief […]

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Life Is Never Lived Alone

Dick and Judy Hoyt had a little baby boy, and it was always their dream to have a little boy, but something turned tragic at birth. Their little baby, Rick, was strangled by the umbilical cord at birth, and it left him brain damaged. He couldn’t control any of his limbs. Doctors told them that […]

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The Truth Will Set You Free

The truth is so important in our lives. It’s the only way you can have a successful life. When Jesus stood before Pilate, right before He was crucified, He said the whole reason why He was born was to testify to the truth. John 18:37, says “‘…For this reason I was born, and for this […]

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Comfortable

Things have definitely changed a lot since I was a kid. I think we’re a lot more safety conscious when it comes to our children today than our parents were. For those of you in my generation, just think about it. We rode bikes with no helmets. Can you believe that? We rode in cars […]

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My Weakness — God's Power

My weakness builds my character. Paul says in Romans 5:3, “We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance. And endurance develops strength of character.”  Paul is saying that my weakness makes my character stronger. Weakness builds my character because my failures and my […]

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Kenya Mission: Chris's Interview with Oscar

Last month Woodlands Church and our entire family went on a mission trip to Kenya. We had an amazing time talking and worshiping with the church we sponsor outside of Nairobi called Lives Transformed, led by our friend and pastor, Morris Opati. There are so many young leaders in this group who are already making […]

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