Monthly Archives: March 2014

Blowing It

You don’t forget the feeling inside when you’ve just committed the most shameful act of your life. I know my worst moments. Honestly, I considered sharing the storyline of just one of those moments, but the truth is all the … Continue reading

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Mean People – Finale

Back to where I started this string of posts on mean people. What do you do when you’re dealing with junk-yard-dog-mean people? Do you talk out your frustrations or act out your frustrations? Consider David’s whole approach found in Psalm … Continue reading

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Mean People Part III

David makes a very specific request to God. Lead me, O Lord, in your righteousness because of my enemies— make straight your way before me. Not a word from their mouth can be trusted; their heart is filled with destruction. … Continue reading

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Mean People Part II

Read what David says to God as he struggles with very mean people in his life. Give ear to my words, O LORD, consider my sighing. Listen to my cry for help, my King and my God, for to you … Continue reading

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Mean People

I remember walking through the office at the church where I worked a few years ago. I was the new pastor on a big staff filled with experienced ministry veterans. I was making copies when one of the oldest veteran … Continue reading

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I Waited Patiently For The Lord

David finishes talking out the deep frustration of his personal betrayal, rather than acting out his frustration. At the end of his prayer he concludes: “I am still confident of this: I will see the goodness of the LORD in … Continue reading

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Save Me From This Person

As David processes his way through the reality of betrayal he asks God to intervene. Hear my voice when I call, O Lord; be merciful to me and answer me. My heart says of you, “Seek his face!” Your face, … Continue reading

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