God expects you to not just¬†survive, but go on the offensive during trials and tribulations. I’ve been parked in the book of Philippians for about 3 months now as I’ve been teaching a group of friends, and have really enjoyed the many precious doctrines it espouses, largely written to a church that, by New Testament …

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Yesterday Deb and I invited some friends over from church for what would turn out to be a  mildly-successful cookout. I’m thankful for the mild success (zero burnt dogs, zero undercooked meats), because we’ve never actually hosted one of these things before. People living in the jungle typically don’t appreciate these types of events like us …

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