Weekly Thoughts from

David Grimm

FAITH IN ACTION

FAITH IN ACTION

Out of the 22 million brackets filled out on major platforms like ESPN and CBS Sports, none were still perfect after the initial weekend of the tournament. Perhaps that’s why we love March Madness so much. We watch the games in anticipation of an unexpected outcome, and we know that anything can happen in a single game. To put it simply, we have an affinity for the underdog.

HE’S GOT THE POWER

HE’S GOT THE POWER

In 1990, the German electronic band “Snap!” released their hit song “The Power” as the first single on their debut album. The song reached the number-one spot in six different European and African countries and plateaued at Number Two on the US Billboard Top 100 Songs. I don’t like to think about the fact that this song is more than 30 years old now because it makes me feel old. However, it’s still a popular song in commercials and at sporting events, especially the iconic beat at the beginning. Don’t lie, I’m sure it’s been playing in your head ever since you started reading this post just like it’s been playing in my head as I write.

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.

IDENTITY SPEAKS LOUDER THAN WORDS

IDENTITY SPEAKS LOUDER THAN WORDS

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