Category Archives: The Tension Is Good

Tilting Toward Hope

The Tension Is Good Series, Final Post At Casa Viva, we consistently hold the tension of the evil we face and the mighty God we serve. One of our core values is to always tilt toward hope when we face … Continue reading

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Brimming and Spilling Over

The Tension Is Good Series, Part Five John Ortberg shared at the conference from his book The Me I Want To Be. If you haven’t read it, you should. It’s a great resource. There is a God and it is … Continue reading

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When the brook runs dry…..

The Tension Is Good Series, Part Four We’re still working through my notes from the Catalyst conference I attended a few weeks ago. Today’s thoughts come from Perry Noble, the pastor of NewSpring Church in South Carolina. Perry spoke from this passage … Continue reading

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You would…..

The Tension Is Good Series, Part Three Andy Stanley kicked off the Catalyst conference with a challenging message on our appetites. God created them and sin distorted them. Appetites are never fully and finally satisfied. Your appetites always whisper NOW … Continue reading

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A Congruent Life

The Tension Is Good Series, Part Two Is your life congruent with the life of Jesus? Does it “fit in” as the dictionary meaning suggests? If your life were inserted into the Bible, would the storyline flow? This was the … Continue reading

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The Tension Is Good

We’re going to veer off our Deep and Wide highway a bit and take a little side trip together. Last week I attended the Catalyst conference in Atlanta, Georgia. It was a whimsical decision to make the trip happen, quite … Continue reading

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The Stride of God

Good morning! Have you ever walked with someone who walked faster than you? Where you have strained to keep up? Sometimes you turn a corner and find God way out ahead of you and a response is needed. Do we plop … Continue reading

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