014. How Do I Worship God More? (Part 5): How Can I Make Sure I’m Not Just Worshipping God on Sundays?

06 Dec, 2013

Yeah, I'm sure you're aware of people who think Sundays are for God and worship - then the rest of the week is for non-God stuff like work, mowing the lawn, and cleaning up the dog's poop.

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013. How Do I Worship God More? (Part 4): How Can I Work on Wrong Things I Worship?

15 Nov, 2013

We all are trying to worship God but we end up worshipping other things all the time. But like a lot of things in life, things just naturally happen and we don't necessarily realize what we're doing is wrong. Like spreading the flu or having body odor,...

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012. How Do I Worship God More? (Part 3): How Can I Spot When I Replace Him with Other Stuff?

25 Oct, 2013

We were created to worship God. Unfortunately we end up worshipping other things - like money, celebrities, and in my case... pancakes.

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011. How Do I Worship God More? (Part 2): What are the Different Parts of Worship?

18 Oct, 2013

Churches use the word "worship" in a bunch of different ways which can get confusing. Heck, I get confused just telling the difference between the communion tray and the offering tray. And let me tell you, a twenty dollar tastes just as bad as you might think.

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010. How Do I Worship God More? (Part 1): How Did God Set Up The World?

11 Oct, 2013

The first thing people associate with the term worship is singing in church. If that's the case, and let's be honest here, some of people around us, their singing could hardly be called worship. It either sounds like a remote controlled airplane or an air raid siren.

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009. God’s Will (Part VIII): How Do My Callings Affect Others?

04 Oct, 2013

Again we go deeper into discerning God's Will. It's like going to a buffet with bacon. You take a few pieces and they keep on bringing more out. There's just more and more to appreciate.

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008. How Do I Discern God’s Will? Part VII: How Do I Manage My Callings?

27 Sep, 2013

The last time I went over how to figure out your callings, I realized that one of my callings was to eat a pound of cheese, which I did as unto the Lord.

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007. God’s Will (Part VI): How Do I Figure Out My Callings?

20 Sep, 2013

We talked about God's Will in general in the previous devotionals. Now we need to get more specific... we need to talk about the individual. Now I know you all want to hear more about me as an individual, but being as humble as I am, we'll...

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006. How Do I Discern God’s Will? Part V: When Do I Act?

13 Sep, 2013

So you got the Bible and you know it says a bunch of stuff, but how do you know when to apply it? Just cause the Bible says to evangelize, it doesn't mean we're supposed to do evangelize all the time, to everyone, including babies and puppies.

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005. How Do I Discern God’s Will? Part IV: How Do I Get Help?

05 Sep, 2013

So if you don't have wisdom or understanding in something then you can seek out wisdom and understanding from others. But you can't just ask anybody. Unless that person is all knowing. Or really cute.

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300. Is Secular Music Evil?

29 Aug, 2013

The ever burning question in many Christians’ hearts is, “Can I listen to secular music?” There is something already wrong with this question. The problem that is inherent in a statement like this is separating music into Sacred and Secular, Spiritual and Non-Spiritual.I’ll start from the beginning – literally....

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004. How Do I Discern God’s Will? (Part 2) Wisdom

27 Aug, 2013

The first element of discerning God's will is God's Word, but just because you have a Bible in front of you, doesn't mean you know what to do with it. I feel the same way when someone hands me a baby.

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003. How Do I Discern God’s Will? (Part II): What are the Three Parts of God’s Will?

08 Aug, 2013

We discussed how there are three parts to God's Will. But what happens if you take one of these pieces out? What would that look like? Can we identify it in our own lives if we see it? What exactly is in a Taco Supreme? These burning questions and...

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002. How Do I Discern God’s Will? Part I: The Foundation

07 Aug, 2013

The burning question any Christian has is "How Do I Discern God's Will?" And in my case it's closely followed by the question, "Is it a sin for me to eat Spam?"

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102. How Do I Lead My Family?

21 Jul, 2013

As you can see I tried swimming in our backyard, but it didn’t work out too well, so we figured things would work out better if we got a pool for that spot.

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101. Parenting: Training Our Kids

09 Jul, 2013

First you must understand this one fact about all kids - their lot in life is to take your food that you were saving for yourself from the fridge. I don’t care how nice or Christian your kid is, they will always do this. It’s part of their sinful...

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100. Why is Life Unfair?

27 Jun, 2013

There’s some major questions we have to answer about the unfairness in life. Why is life so unfair? Why do bad things happen to good people? Why is Michael Bay allowed to keep on making movies?

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099. Thanksgiving (Part 2): How Do I Turn Complaints into Thanks?

29 May, 2013

Just this morning I was complaining how our weiner dog, Brutus (pictured above), wouldn't poop when I took him out. I was out walking around our yard and he's just sniffing around, peeing on stuff… after he already peed. "C'mon, you already peed. Time for puppy...

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098. Thanksgiving (Part 1): Yeah, Don’t Complain. Now What?

22 May, 2013

One thing that’s always never sat right with me is when people tell others to stop complaining and to be thankful because there are those who are worse off. Like, “Kids, be thankful for your green beans because there are starving kids in Africa who would love to have...

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097. I Had the Best Intentions But I Messed Up – Now What?

14 May, 2013

Have you ever made the wrong decision and things turned out badly - and now you feel guilty? But it's not necessarily from a sin you committed? But even though it wasn't a sin, you still feel kinda guilty? And I'm talking about more than...

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096. Are You Comparing Your Spiritual Usefulness to Others?

23 Apr, 2013

You might feel a little bit inadequate when you compare your spiritual usefulness to others. Maybe you feel like you're not quite as useful to God because you don't minister to hundreds of people like your pastor, or you don't bring dozens of people to Christ, or you...

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095. Why Shouldn’t We Tell People ‘Be Anything You Want to Be’?

09 Apr, 2013

A phrase we've heard since childhood is, "If you put your mind to it, you can grow up to be anything you want to be." That's why I became a cheeseburger.

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094. When Things are Going Wrong – How Can I Find Peace?

03 Apr, 2013

I haven't been able to sleep well or even go about my day without my mind racing about a certain turmoil I've been dealing with. I'm sure we all go through times like this. And some of you have multiple turmoils you're dealing with simultaneously. And...

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093. What’s the Quickest Way to Become Spiritually Useless?

18 Mar, 2013

There’s a ton of things that are awesome and you take out one element and it becomes useless? Like taking out an engine out of a Ferrari, or taking out the battery from your smartphone, or taking bacon out of a salad.

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092. What Should I Do When Someone is Guilty?

05 Mar, 2013

There's times where we jump to conclusions about someone after hearing one piece of information. Especially if they have history. So that doesn't automatically mean that those tap dancing shoes that were found are mine.

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