Category: Gospel

15 Apr

Victory

Faith, Gospel, Hope, Poetry, Spiritual Growth No Comments by Josh Schlotterbeck

When evil mounts its horse for war With shouts and scoffs like a lion’s roar I hear a voice, quite faint but true I Am still here for you. When Evil’s strength it does parade Its intent my heart dismayed I hear above its jarring noise Find strength in Me, I Am your poise When […]

02 May

The anatomy of a hard heart

Anatomy of a hard heart

One of the most difficult aspects of this season in my life is that I had never prepared for it.  What I mean to say is, on the one hand, this is something the church never talks about. We never talk about the pain that cuts so deep it paralyzes its victims.  We never talk […]

06 Jan

I’m chiseled – and so are you.

Attitude, Faith, Gospel, Hope, Worship 1 Comment by Josh Schlotterbeck

So, I know many of you made the resolution to get into shape or work out more this year.  That’s not what I’m talking about.    I’m talking about rocks. Yesterday the kids and I set up their Rock Tumbler that they got for Christmas.  It was kind of anti climactic because when the kids found […]

09 Apr

I am superman.

Discipline, Faith, Gospel, Spiritual Growth 1 Comment by Josh Schlotterbeck

I am superman. I don’t wear a cape.  I don’t have heat vision.  I don’t fly.  I certainly don’t wear tights.  But what I do have, is supernatural DNA.  I have the DNA of a superhero. Peter explains it in 2 Peter 1:3   “His divine power has given us everything we need for life […]

15 Jan

Take the hit.

I recently read an interview with Jack Johnson, the heavyweight boxing champion of the world from 1908-1915.   In discussing how the sport has changed, he said something simple and profound.  Some of the greatest fighters of all time didn’t last because they could punch the hardest; but because they knew how to take a punch.   […]