Take the Call (The Calling of Moses)
When forced to respond to the call of God upon each of our lives, whether that moment is a “burning bush” or a simple recognition of the people and/or places that God has entrusted to us, there is a natural anxiety and fear that can so easily paralyze us. Moses felt this, and God like a expert prosecutor nailed him to the stand with questions that challenged the way he saw himself, and that which he had in his hands.
Because there is a big difference between hearing the call and taking the call.
PSA: How To Give a Great Wedding or Party Speech
Yep, it’s time for a PSA because this is a topic that really needs to be tackled. You know it, and I know it, because we have all been to a party or wedding where the speeches given are either really awkward, boring, or before we can escape, take a form eerily similar to a marathon filibuster. My feet are getting sore at the thought…
The good news: it doesn’t need to be this way! Regardless of your experience, you can give an amazing, thoughtful and creative speech that will be appreciated by both the guests and those being celebrated.
First – 4 THINGS TO ALWAYS AVOID:
- Birth Stories – I have no idea why people (especially mums) feel inclined to share publicly the details of childbirth. Nobody wants to picture that. Nobody. Ever. For some reason birth stories have become a piece of staple content for significant birthday parties AND IT HAS TO STOP! Read More…
Jesus Goes Beyond Fair
As Christians, equity isn’t good enough. Equity would leave us hanging on a cross.
Christmas is a season to be reminded that Jesus goes beyond fair – that in contrast to the exchange of presents that we often see this season, grace is a true gift that cannot be earned, but instead must be humbly accepted with thanksgiving…and maybe hugs.
Sheldon Cooper knows it. Now you can too.