problem solving and benchmarking.

problem solving and benchmarking. facing a problem? search for what's been done before.

I'm not that special. I feel like I've written about this before, but when I'm facing a problem, I tend ...
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satan hates potential.

satan hates potential. if you've got it, he's going to try and sabotage you.

Memo to me: Satan hates potential. If you find yourself under spiritual attack or facing problems that derail or discourage ...
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Buzz Lightyear and Woody Duplicity Everywhere

duplicity. duplicity everywhere. whenever words and actions conflict, the actions carry the stronger – truer – message.

The following excerpt came to me via private message a few weeks before the 2016 presidential election: "I enjoy a ...
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#IreadthereforeIquote: Jason Boyett ~ faith isn't the absence of doubt.

#IreadthereforeIquote: Jason Boyett ~ faith isn’t the absence of doubt.

the quote: “ isn't the absence of doubt. It's believing and acting alongside your doubts... wouldn't even exist if ...
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thereforeiquote Steve Fry Root sin of all sins is desire to act independent of God

#IreadthereforeIquote: Steve Fry ~ the desire to act independent of God

the quote: “I don’t know that Lucifer’s sin was rebellion in the full sense of the word. He did not ...
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thereforeiquote Brother Lawrence No further uneasiness about it

#IreadthereforeIquote: Brother Lawrence ~ on forgetting God

the quote: “That when he had failed in his duty, he only confessed his fault, saying to GOD, I shall ...
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thereforeIquote Philip Yancey Lesson from Job Can Say Anything to God

#IreadthereforeIquote: Philip Yancey ~ We can say anything to God.

the quote: “One bold message in the Book of Job is that you can say anything to God. Throw at ...
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The Risk of Discipleship Practices.

The Risk of Discipleship Practices.

In The Fallacy of a 'Good Christian Life' (the previous post in this series) I concluded with the statement: "All ...
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Doubt and Faith Toxic Concoction Mark Buchanan Your God is Too Safe

toxic concoction.

After arguing with God for months, I had finally taken the terrifying step of obedience by sharing something I believe ...
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