celebration of discipline


Apologies aren't about getting forgiveness and moving on. They're about expressing remorse and accepting accountability. Good apologies are just the first step on the road to reconciliation.

i must confess II

Good afternoon! Let's talk confession again. Foster'

i must confess

Confession is the first of Foster's corporate disciplines.

inward and outward

This post continues my series on Richard Foster's

the time is now

We have different gifts, according to the grace given to


Pray as if God works only in response to prayer.

good friday

When the balance of mutual submission is broken, does that mean all bets are off and it's every man for himself? At that point, does anything go and the ends justify the means? Or shall we remain morally neutral and simply avoid the conflict altogether?

the tough one

To all my non-Texan friends: everything above is entirely true. We submit to no one. That's why it's so hard for me to read these Bible verses:

strange answers to normal prayers

I was in a new place, facing new fears and new worries. Strangely, though, the answers to my prayers that day haven't changed. Keeping track over the past few months I've discovered some patterns. Here's a brief summary of the strange answers I get to my daily prayers!

simplicity and solitude

As I slowly, slowly, slowly work through Foster's