Weeds: Thieves of Life

Some years back, my wife Erin and I moved into our first house. We were so excited to get our things moved in and make it feel like a home. As we began to settle into home ownership, I learned that it can be hard work to keep everything in order, working, and clean. Our landscaping was no exception. If anything, our landscaping would be the toughest fight for these…

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Do you want Him most? Do you really want the river to flow?

“All things are lawful for me,but not all things are helpful; all things are lawful for me,but not all things edify.” 1 Corinthians 10:23 (NKJV) “All things are legitimate [permissible—and we are free to do anything we please], but not all things are helpful (expedient, profitable, and wholesome). All things are legitimate, but not all things are constructive [to character] and edifying [to spiritual life].”  1 Corinthians 10:23 (Amplified Bible) For the…

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Focus

The Lord in Heaven knows that I, David Oldfield, am not a runner. I have tried to run, but never much enjoyed it. While figuring out my short-term relationship with running, I learned several things about myself and my relationship with Christ. When I started…

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Talk, Pray, Do – Introduction

Talk, pray, do is a simple concept based on Deuteronomy 6, encouraging families to intentionally teach their children about God as they go through the ordinary experiences of life. So whether you’re at home, going for walks, bed time, drive time or play time, take the challenge this month to spiritually…

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