Change from the inside out requires that take a disturbing look at the ugly parts of our soul. In the minds of many, that look means nothing more than confessing a tendency toward impatience or a sometimes critical spirit. Most Christians rather easily acknowledge there’s more to their sinfulness than specific behaviors that violate clear … More “Inside Out: Part 3-DIGGING BROKEN WELLS|Chapter 8- THE PROBLEM OF DEMANDINGNESS” by Dr. Larry Crabb
“I would not proceed to guess what his (Jeff’s) injuries might include. I would remain rational and calm. It was the only way I could keep myself from spiraling out of control. I would trust God had this all under control.”-Jacqui Huxford Links to YouTube songs: “Control”-Tenth Avenue North “God Is In Control”-Covenant Worship “God … More “Finding Normal: An Uninvited Change, An Unexpected Outcome” by Jeff Huxford, M.D.
“I had forgotten to put my wedding ring on that morning, and as weird as it sounds, I was insistent that we needed to go back to the house and get it before heading to the hospital.”-Jacki Huxford Please click on this link: “This Ring”-(unknown on YouTube)
Jacqui Huxford, Jeff’s wife, has an important but different view of things surrounding Jeff’s almost fatalistic car accident. As she faced breaking the news of the car accident to their kids, she didn’t know what to do except for having the Holy Spirit guide her into it just like the Holy Spirit guided Jesus into … More “Finding Normal: An Uninvited Change, An Unexpected Outcome” by Jeff Huxford, M.D.
Under A Clearer View of Sin, Dr. Larry Crabb pens, To more fully grasp our Lord’s teaching we need a clearer understanding of sin, especially the sin that stains our heart. For ease of discussion, divide the problem of sin into two categories: (1) visible acts of transgression against clearly written Biblical standards and (2) … More “Inside Out: Part 3 Digging Broken Wells| Chapter 7 Looking In All The Wrong Places” by Dr. Larry Crabb
“As we look back on the spec of eternity that was the history of this planet, we will be impressed, not by its importance but by its smallness. From the viewpoint of the Andromeda galaxy, the holistic destruction of our entire solar system would be barely visible-a match flaring faintly in the distance, then imploding … More “Where Is God When It Hurts?” by Philip Yancey (43)
As some of you already know that John 11:35 is the shortest saying in the whole Bible-“Jesus wept.” And it is very easy to miss, and all of humanity is included in this. We have to look for the “why” in John 11:35. I think we are to busy with maintaining our lives is why … More One Of The Many Meanings We Can Take From John 11:35…
From the chapter, “This Isn’t Normal,” Jacqui Huxford writes, “Sometimes when things go wrong, you just need a hug and someone to tell you they love you.” (How True) Click on this YouTube video: “Reckless Love”-Cory Asbury
In order to make it real, Jacqui Huxford (his wife) has a chapter called, “This Isn’t Normal.” This is an excerpt from this chapter after she first found out that Jeff had been in a horrible car accident: “I had never been in a situation like this. What do I do now? Whom do I … More “Finding Normal: An Uninvited Change, An Unexpected Outcome” by Jeff Huxford, M.D.
On page 97, Dr. Larry Crabb opens this chapter up by stating for us the truth that we don’t feel like admitting to ourselves: Most of us cope with life by pretending. We pretend that what we have satisfies more than it does. And we pretend we haven’t been hurt as badly as we have. … More “Inside Out: PART 2-We Are Thirsty People|Chp. 6- BECOMING AWARE OF OUR THIRST” by Dr. Larry Crabb