Quick Thought Thursday: Jesus is Far Better than a “Scapegoat”

One of the things I like to do as I read the scriptures is write down just one thing, one quick takeaway from the section. For me, it’s a process that helps me move from simply reading the Word to allowing the Word to read me. It’s a simple practice that anybody can do, itContinue reading “Quick Thought Thursday: Jesus is Far Better than a “Scapegoat””

Quick Thought Thursday: Stones and Hearts of Stone

One of the things I like to do as I read the scriptures is write down just one thing, one quick takeaway from the section. For me, it’s a process that helps me move from simply reading the Word to allowing the Word to read me. It’s a simple practice that anybody can do, itContinue reading “Quick Thought Thursday: Stones and Hearts of Stone”

Quick Thought Thursday: They Have to Know

One of the things I like to do as I read the scriptures is write down just one thing, one quick takeaway from the section. For me, it’s a process that helps me move from simply reading the Word to allowing the Word to read me. It’s a simple practice that anybody can do, itContinue reading “Quick Thought Thursday: They Have to Know”

Quick Thought Thursday: In “Everything,” No Complaints?

One of the things I like to do as I read the scriptures is write down just one thing, one quick takeaway from the section. For me, it’s a process that helps me move from simply reading the Word to allowing the Word to read me. It’s a simple practice that anybody can do, itContinue reading “Quick Thought Thursday: In “Everything,” No Complaints?”

Quick Thought Thursday: The Cost of Following Jesus Into Life

One of the things I like to do as I read the scriptures is write down just one thing, one quick takeaway from the section. For me, it’s a process that helps me move from simply reading the Word to allowing the Word to read me. It’s a simple practice that anybody can do, itContinue reading “Quick Thought Thursday: The Cost of Following Jesus Into Life”

Quick Thought Thursday: Light or Darkness?

One of the things I like to do as I read the scriptures is write down just one thing, one quick takeaway from the section. For me, it’s a process that helps me move from simply reading the Word to allowing the Word to read me. It’s a simple practice that anybody can do, itContinue reading “Quick Thought Thursday: Light or Darkness?”

Quick Thought Thursday: Jesus Challenges Our Cultural Categories

One of the things I like to do as I read the scriptures is write down just one thing, one quick takeaway from the section. For me, it’s a process that helps me move from simply reading the Word to allowing the Word to read me. It’s a simple practice that anybody can do, itContinue reading “Quick Thought Thursday: Jesus Challenges Our Cultural Categories”

Quick Thought Thursday: Because Jesus Said So!

One of the things I like to do as I read the scriptures is write down just one thing, one quick takeaway from the section. For me, it’s a process that helps me move from simply reading the Word to allowing the Word to read me. It’s a simple practice that anybody can do, itContinue reading “Quick Thought Thursday: Because Jesus Said So!”

Midweek Services Relaunch June 21-23!

Beginning June 21st, 22nd and 23rd, midweek services are relaunching with an all-new Monday-Wednesday format! Young Adults will meet Mondays at 6pm at Pastor Kenny’s house; Godly Kids Club will meet each Tuesday from 5:30-7:30pm; and adults will meet for Bible study on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00pm. Details can be found below and at http://www.mytgsm.com/midweek. PleaseContinue reading “Midweek Services Relaunch June 21-23!”

Quick Thought Thursday: From “If You Say So” to Following Jesus

One of the things I like to do as I read the scriptures is write down just one thing, one quick takeaway from the section. For me, it’s a process that helps me move from simply reading the Word to allowing the Word to read me. It’s a simple practice that anybody can do, itContinue reading “Quick Thought Thursday: From “If You Say So” to Following Jesus”

Quick Thought Thursday: Injustice & Snails

One of the things I like to do as I read the scriptures is write down just one thing, one quick takeaway from the section. It’s a simple practice that anybody can do, it helps to reinforce what I’ve read, and it gives me an opportunity to engage with what the Holy Spirit might beContinue reading “Quick Thought Thursday: Injustice & Snails”

Quick Thought Thursday: “The Lord’s Hand” & “Jesus Becoming Greater”

One of the things I like to do as I read the scriptures is write down just one thing, one quick takeaway from the section. It’s a simple practice that anybody can do, it helps to reinforce what I’ve read, and it gives me an opportunity to engage with what the Holy Spirit might beContinue reading “Quick Thought Thursday: “The Lord’s Hand” & “Jesus Becoming Greater””

Quick Thought Thursday: Bringing the Rebels Home

One of the things I like to do as I read the scriptures is write down just one thing, one quick takeaway from the section. It’s a simple practice that anybody can do, it helps to reinforce what I’ve read, and it gives me an opportunity to engage with what the Holy Spirit might beContinue reading “Quick Thought Thursday: Bringing the Rebels Home”

Quick Thought Thursday: Transactional vs. Transformational

One of the things I like to do as I read the scriptures is write down just one thing, one quick takeaway from the section. It’s a simple practice that anybody can do, it helps to reinforce what I’ve read, and it gives me an opportunity to engage with what the Holy Spirit might beContinue reading “Quick Thought Thursday: Transactional vs. Transformational”

Quick Thoughts Thursday: What “Pharaohs” Do I Follow?

One of the things I like to do as I read the scriptures is write down just one thing, one quick takeaway from the section. It’s a simple practice that anybody can do, it helps to reinforce what I’ve read, and it gives me an opportunity to engage with what the Holy Spirit might beContinue reading “Quick Thoughts Thursday: What “Pharaohs” Do I Follow?”

The Award for Most Common Sin Goes to…

Oh my goodness! Once again, the award goes to… pride! *Thuderous applause* Pride. Buried within most sins, at their core, is pride. Buried within your heart, most likely, is pride. And yet it’s the most difficult sin to identify, the most difficult sin to root out, and the one people deny the fastest. Pride andContinue reading “The Award for Most Common Sin Goes to…”

Quick Thought Thursday: Moses’ Negative Self-Talk

One of the things I like to do as I read the scriptures is write down just one thing, one quick takeaway from the section. It’s a simple practice that anybody can do, it helps to reinforce what I’ve read, and it gives me an opportunity to engage with what the Holy Spirit might beContinue reading “Quick Thought Thursday: Moses’ Negative Self-Talk”

Quick Thought Thursday: It’s Always Been “Good News”

One of the things I like to do as I read the scriptures is write down just one thing, one quick takeaway from the section. It’s a simple practice that anybody can do, it helps to reinforce what I’ve read, and it gives me an opportunity to engage with what the Holy Spirit might beContinue reading “Quick Thought Thursday: It’s Always Been “Good News””