Weekly Thoughts from

David Grimm

PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF STORMS

PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF STORMS

Jesus’ message is clear – life isn’t always easy, but His words and teachings can fortify our hearts and minds so that we’re ready to stand strong no matter what happens. When we know that our long-term well-being isn’t in question, we’re able to approach the everyday trials and tribulations of life with a different sort of attitude. Rather than wondering what life will look like on the other side, we’re able to draw closer to God in the roughest seasons.

DO I KNOW YOU?

DO I KNOW YOU?

Imagine that you’re a fan of a celebrity, such as an athlete or a movie star. You might know facts or trivia about that person. Perhaps you could name movies or TV shows they starred in or awards they won in their sport. You might even know about their personal life, their background, and their interests. You could know all kinds of information about them, but that doesn’t necessarily equate to a relationship.

IDENTITY SPEAKS LOUDER THAN WORDS

IDENTITY SPEAKS LOUDER THAN WORDS

What matters more – our beliefs or our actions? Spoiler alert – the answer is both.

THE BEST ROUTE YOU’LL NEVER FIND ON GOOGLE MAPS

THE BEST ROUTE YOU’LL NEVER FIND ON GOOGLE MAPS

Discipline and personal growth typically don’t happen by accident. Have you ever lost track of time, looked up, and realized you were on your fifth set of burpees or your third chapter of a self-improvement book? Me neither.

POUND THE ROCK

POUND THE ROCK

The San Antonio Spurs have historically been one of the most successful NBA franchises. Only four teams (Lakers, Celtics, Warriors, and Bulls) have won more championships overall. The Spurs were especially dominant in the early 2000s, winning titles in 2003, 2005, and 2007 after capturing their first Larry O’Brien trophy in 1999.

A LESSON FROM AMERICAN CHRISTIANITY’S FORREST GUMP

A LESSON FROM AMERICAN CHRISTIANITY’S FORREST GUMP

James Bryan Smith describes himself as the Forrest Gump of American Christianity. That’s an odd statement and one that’s definitely worth some time spent unpacking.