Family/Relationships

Can I Give Up People for Lent?

As the Lenten season approaches, I've been having lots of conversations with friends about what we're giving up for Lent. In the past, I've given up coffee, sarcasm, diet coke, wine, cake, salty snacks, and wine again. I take the season seriously and I use my sacrifice to solemnly reflect on the sacrifice Jesus made… Continue reading Can I Give Up People for Lent?

Healing, TYC Living

The Statute of Limitations On Your Past Has Expired.

I attend a church that has a heavy focus on the financial literacy of its members and getting them out of debt. It’s biblical. Getting out of debt helps better position people to be in service to God. Without the burden of debt, you can do more for God with the provision he has given… Continue reading The Statute of Limitations On Your Past Has Expired.

Healing, TYC Living

Here’s Why You’re Mad

"What's causing the quarrels and fights among you? Don't they come from the evil desires at war within you?" - James 4:1 NLT As a coach I am faced daily with people who want to change. It's my job to help people get from where they are to where they want to be. The biggest… Continue reading Here’s Why You’re Mad

TYC Living

TYC Rant: I’m embarrassed to be an American Christian.

Once upon a time, reading the Gospels I saw Jesus in a new and powerful way. He was no longer a storybook character in a cradle or on a cross. He became a real life example of how to live and move and have my being. Jesus, I still love him as much as the… Continue reading TYC Rant: I’m embarrassed to be an American Christian.

Bible Stuff, TYC Living

Grounded and On Guard

Jesus often spoke in parables to help people understand the principles of God's kingdom. He also spoke in parables to expose those who were hardened and would not listen.  Mark 4:1-20, contains a passage called "The Parable of the Sower."  In this parable, Jesus teaches the people that they need to do two things: stay… Continue reading Grounded and On Guard