Psalm 121 Family Devotional

PSALM 121  This Psalm has been referred to as the “Travelers Psalm” used to bless those going on a journey. 1 I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? 2 My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. 3 He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber. 4 Behold, he…

Help Your Kids Deal Biblically With Criticism

It is bound to happen. Any day, your once naive innocent little snow flake is going to come home from school, practice, a play date or from a family reunion with a broken heart. Their eyes will be opened to the meanness of words. Someone said something critical about them and it hurt. You’re fat….

Update: One Year In Steamboat Springs

Today (February 11th) we celebrate one year in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. On this day we finished our journey from Houston, Texas, a state I had lived in most my life, to the mountains of north western, Colorado. Two days earlier we loaded up two massive uhauls, a trailer and an SUV with all our stuff…

I Love Jesus But Not His Girlfriend: Trying Church Again

To Purchase “I Love Jesus but Not His Girlfriend”: Click Here Depending on what has been done to you, forgiving the church is going to cost a lot. It will be hard. But you have a Savior, whose Spirit lives inside you, and he can give you the strength and faith to pull it off. How…

Don’t Wish Me Luck

“Luck is for suckers.” – Orphan Annie   I recently experienced a life change and, what may be common for most us, well-meaning friends would often wish me luck. In fact, I can’t think of a time in my life when I have been wished more luck. Being from the South I have a special…

A Better Reason to Love

3 We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, 4 since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints, 5 because of the hope laid up for you in heaven.   Paul is excited about the growth of the…

555 Days of Alyssa

On April 29th we adopted sweet Alyssa Werley. Last night we hosted a Gotcha Party celebrating her adoption. It was a great night. We prepared the slide show below for the party. If you missed it, you can watch the video here. We are so grateful God has entrusted this sweet girl into our care. It’s…