faith

When it comes to self-talk, a key variable is the questions we ask ourselves. Last week on Facebook I asked, “What is a typical question you ask when you dialogue with yourself?” Below are the 32 responses. Wool-gathering: Where’s my keys? Now what did I come in here for? LOL Why did I come into this room […]

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  Upcoming Events:  2014 Faith & Culture Writers Conference Friday & Saturday, March 7 & 8, 2014 George Fox University – Newberg, Oregon This year I have the privilege of serving on the planning committee with Director Cornelia Seigneur for the Faith and Culture Writers Conference, which is being held at George Fox University in Newberg, […]

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Do you wish your self-talk were more in sync with God’s Word? Could you use refreshing Biblical insights on topics like resilience in your spiritual journey? How does affirming and praying God’s promises transform you? Nick Harrison’s new release, Power in the Promises: Praying God’s Word to Change Your Life, shows how to grow in these […]

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Oh what a beautiful morning, Oh what a beautiful day, I’ve got a wonderful feeling, Everything’s going my way. Okay, so that song’s Cheeseville. Why is everything “cheesy” these days? We used to say “corny.” What happened to the corn?  But it is one of those days when there’s a bright golden haze on the […]

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Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; For You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. (Psalm 23: 4, NKJV) Last week, I mentioned Caleb Justice and Brett McLean, young men who loved Christ with a passion. They drowned in the […]

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            My cell phone rang at dinner Monday night. I was surprised to hear Emily’s voice on the other end – she was at Experience the Valley, a church camp in central Oregon. “Mom,” Emily said, in tears, “I have some bad news.”  Then a loud, anguished sob that tore […]

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Recently, Tim and I met with a prospective client, Mr. Sun Solar. On the wall in the office we saw an award from the OSEIA (Oregon Solar Energy Industries Association).  Because he significantly promoted solar heating in Oregon since 1980, John Patterson, owner of Mr. Sun Solar, was honored with the “Before the Sun Came […]

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"Give us this day our Chicken McBytes…" (Jesus, in Luke 11:3, LHV) I figure devotional times are a lot like sitting down to a full-course meal. They fill you up, providing strength and wholeness. Listening to God by spending time in His Word and getting tuned into His voice in prayer is like taking in […]

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March 5, 2011

Lockdown

For we walk by faith, and not by sight   2 Cor. 5:7  (NKJV) As a kid, have you ever played Pin the Tail on the Donkey?  In the middle of noise and laughter at a party, you were challenged to find a target and place the tail right where it belonged.  The only catch was […]

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Welcome to Better Bridges, a series of  messages and dialogues about our source of life and strength, Jesus Christ. Why Better Bridges? God is our Bridge.  He’s the one that takes us from the world of the seen to that of the unseen.  He brings us from a place of confusion to one of clarity, […]

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