'purpose' tagged posts

When I am tired…

I spent this past weekend with our teen and adult leaders at a retreat. It was a good time for hiking and team building. But one of the things I’m finding is it is harder and harder for me to do it. Each year, I have to make compromises in how I do things and…

My Way or God’s Way?

In our adult Sunday school class, we have been doing a survey of the many books of the Bible. Each week, we review many of the important stories from the books being studied and glean truths that we can learn and apply to our lives. This week we looked at Joshua, the great leader who…

The Art of Imitation

Although I’ve never been to Las Vegas, I am a little curious to go. I think part of the attraction is the many shows that go on every night along the strip. Many famous entertainers do shows at the many casinos hoping to attract tourists to watch and inevitably gamble. One of the fascinating things…

The Gift of Assurance

When you are struggling in the midst of suffering Paul wants you to know that God is faithful. Paul writes, “In the same way the Spirit also helps our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groaning too deep for words; and He who searches the…