“Then the master called the servant in. ‘You wicked servant,’ he said, ‘I canceled all that debt of yours because you begged me to. Shouldn’t you have had mercy on your fellow servant just as I had on you?’ In anger his master handed him over to the jailers to be tortured, until he should pay … Continue reading Why Is Grace So Difficult?
Far too, often I find myself caught up in my schedule. I find myself thinking about the tasks ahead, while working on a project at the same time. I noticed this the other day with my son. We were playing a game of toss. He has always had a pretty strong throwing arm, but he … Continue reading Living in the Moment
God uses everything for His glory- somehow. It is just hard to see it while we are going through hell on earth.
On my Facebook page, Bobby Benavides, I asked the question, "In an age of busyness and crazy schedules, what are ways you relax?" We all have our calendars filled with important events and meetings. We have our google calendars linked to our phones in order to keep ourselves linked to our schedules. Some people even have … Continue reading Some Relaxing Thoughts
As many have been watching, the attack on the church in Texas has rocked the nation...again. From Orlando to Vegas to Texas, we are watching darkness aim to overtake our light. [tweetshare tweet="The sad part about these tragedies is how quickly they become political narratives instead of narratives for unity." username="^M)zLemMY!u5ZU3lg5tTofaqD7l2DKda:1:1"] The two-sides want to … Continue reading The World Is Dark, But We Can Shine Brighter
When you are speaking truth into someone's life and they don't want to hear it, you need to step away. It doesn't mean you drop them forever, nor does it mean you stop being there when they reach out.
People who have been hurt will take part in hurting others, that is not a new concept, yet many have not worked towards healing the pain.
I have been silent on writing my blog for a bit. My wife and I are expecting our third child any day now! So, I am taking some time off from writing my blog to be ready, and awake, when she goes into labor. I normally do my blog writing 10pm-12am so, I need sleep … Continue reading Taking a Break…for a few weeks
Your money matters to God, not because He doesn't want you to have things, but because He doesn't want your things to have you.
The disciples were expected to ask questions and step into the lives of the least and lost, on purpose!