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Connecting to Impact · 3d ago

Walking Away from God

Before I start, I promise I don’t intend to be critical or judgmental. This really is just something I’ve pondered in my heart and I do not have an answer for it. So what is it? How can peo...
Connecting to Impact · 1W ago

Why You Should Engage the Difficulties

I take the stairs as much as possible. It sometimes drives my family crazy because if we’re in a hotel and staying on the third or fourth floor, 95% of the time, I find those stairs and ski...
Connecting to Impact · 1W ago

Holding the Position

Blindfolded and hands tied to his side, the man attempted to hold his position under great strain. What was going on? Why was he here? All he had wanted was to follow God’s lead, which he be...
Connecting to Impact · 2W ago

The Testimony Precedes Experience

I know I’m not alone in this, but I sometimes make poor decisions. I allow fear to influence my heart and thinking. Old wounds that haven’t completely healed get reopened when I feel most v...
Connecting to Impact · 4W ago

Truth Unapplied is Truth Denied

I was in a high school chapel service yesterday helping to lead worship. I tried repeatedly to encourage students to sing the simple words we were offering our God, but many still blankly s...
Connecting to Impact · 1M ago

Forgetting “Final” in Human Terms

There’s been a song lately that I can’t quite get away from–and that’s a good thing. It’s by Jonathan David and Melissa Helser: “You Came (Lazarus).” You came, I knew that You would come Y...
Connecting to Impact · 1M ago

Remember the Future

Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, as clear as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb down the middle of the great street of the city. On each side of ...
Connecting to Impact · 1M ago

God Likes Show and Tell

It’s that day again where people dress up and say “trick or treat” so I figure this fits fairly nicely. Maybe you’ve seen this meme before: when you see it. The whole idea is that they look ...
Connecting to Impact · 1M ago

Done with Drive-By Compassion

I’m confident you’ve heard that old saying, “When life hands you lemons, make lemonade.” The whole idea is when the going gets tough, the tough get going and whatever doesn’t kill you makes...
Connecting to Impact · 1M ago

Why We Need Longsuffering (No, Really)

  In most circles in today’s decidedly fast-paced world, longsuffering is not a word we like or would use very often. It’s a decidedly old word connected to patience, but it is obviously de...