Pursuing Rhythms of Remembrance leads to Self-Denial and Deeper Dependence on God

I started this blog series with a focus on how we need these rhythms of returning to Jesus' feet for renewal. But let's take that one step further. We also need these rhythms to help us remember. Remember when we walked through Mark 6? Well only a few short chapters later, in Mark 8, we …

Pursuing Rhythms of Renewal: Trusting our Great High Priest who calls us to rest and perseverance

In last week's post, I began this topic of habit training for ourselves by focusing on morning rhythms of renewal, and the foundation for understanding our need for this. I know you're likely ready to get to the how of this, but I think it's helpful to continue focusing on the principles behind why we …

Everyday rhythms that reflect the goodness of God: Breakfast and beauty at our tables

Biscuits with bacon or sausage every weekday morning.  I can still remember my dad asking how many biscuits I wanted for the day as I pulled my drowsy self to our round, wooden table and joined the rest of the family. I then watched him scoop out peanut butter and pour honey over the pile …

When God fights the battle but still calls us to be on the battlefield

Would you describe any circumstances in your life recently as feeling like a battle? Even if you, like me, don't leave your home much and are simply encountering daily life with your own family, there can be days where it feels like we are fighting for something. I recently found encouragement and exhortation from a …