Not So Great Influences

So this past Sunday was Valentine’s Day and all that jazz, whatever. The topic at youth group that evening was about dating, big shocker there right? Well, my pastor split us in pairs of two and handed us note cards with Bible verses or quotes on them. We were supposed to write down how we […]

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verse blurb: proverbs 3:34

Disclaimer: I read this verse as part of my quiet time this morning using a New King James Version of the Bible.  Other versions and interpretations may use different phrasing.  However, the Lord used this version and interpretation to make me dig deeper and learn.  Feel free to share your knowledge, interpretation, and opinion in the […]

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draw near

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.”  James 4:8 (ESV) Do you feel Him?  Do you hear His voice? So often we hear popular verses and they quickly float through our minds without impact because we have them memorized.  They are the typical verses used […]

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Jesus and the table cloth

We love food. More than most people.  I have had a hobby over the past few months of searching Grand Rapids, MI for the best food out there, specifically tacos.  That’s the cool things about Grand Rapids, we have a greatly diverse culture and rich heritage of food.   I find it rather amazing how […]

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prostitution in the church

“And I will punish her for the feast days of the Baals when she burned offerings to them and adorned herself with her ring and jewelry, and went after her lovers and forgot Me, declares the Lord.” Hosea 2:13 (ESV) As I have been studying Hosea, I have discovered that it is a lovely, intensely […]

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