One of the purposes I have in writing this blog is to encourage Christ-followers to engage in the Spirit-filled life. Not only on Sundays. Not only during Bible studies or worship nights. Rather, to experience His presence every day as we ready ourselves to hear what the Holy Spirit isContinue Reading

When you typically think of your ‘happy place’, what does your mind automatically think of? For some, it could be a place of comfort and security from childhood, when the world didn’t seem as chaotic and stressed as it currently is. For others, their mind escapes to an unknown andContinue Reading

There are certain perks when it comes to living in a metropolitan area like I do. Do you have a sudden craving for a specific type of food? It’s available because many of the restaurants are open late, some even open 24 hours. Feeling bored and want to do somethingContinue Reading

If you’ve been following along, you might be scratching your head from the title and thinking to yourself… “Now wait a minute – didn’t you just have a blog post last week about needing to remember? How I am supposed to ‘remember’ but not ‘look back?” Well, I am gladContinue Reading

Now that we have been two weeks into the new year… how is it going in your pursuit of the Lord? Have you resolved a way to have fewer distractions? Are you in the process of simplifying so you can have more of God? (See https://nathancherney.com/simplicity/) For myself, I haveContinue Reading

Perhaps you’re not too young to remember the famous Toy-R-Us slogan. Can you recall it off the top? Sing along now! “I don’t wanna grow up, I’m a Toys-R-Us kid. They got millions of toys at Toys-R-Us that I can play with!” Unfortunately, the giant toy distributor went bankrupt andContinue Reading

Happy New Year! 2020 is here! It’s not just a new day or even a new year, but the beginning of a new decade! As I look back on 2019, there are certain aspects that I cannot believe how fast 2019 flew by: This was the year that I startedContinue Reading

Silent night, holy night! All is calm, all is bright, round yon virgin mother and child. Holy infant, so tender and mild, sleep in heavenly peace, sleep in heavenly peace. Ah, Silent Night. A classic Christmas carol… and one of my favorites! I’m sure for many of you, it justContinue Reading

Lately, I’ve been feeling ‘stuck’ – where I’m trying to move forward but it seems so difficult. The best way to describe it is by attempting to walk through mud, thick mud – up to my knees. It takes considerable effort to walk as I have to fight the suctionContinue Reading

She is out in the waters all alone,       waiting to ride the perfect wave.  She waits in anticipation,       knowing that it will come at a moment’s notice.  But she must wait patiently for the right time.  If she is too eager,       she will takeContinue Reading