Exceed

I have sat at the table with many people who have pressed into the belief of never being enough. It seems to be more prevalent than ever. There's a narrative within each of us, telling the story of our past, now, and not-yet. The...
We live in a time when bad news is anticipated.   Actually, it's a part of humanity's  history.  Years ago, I religiously listened to the morning news.  All I heard was bad news.   Eventually, I realized the bad news broadcasted in our...
It's the weekend! Weekends can be challenging when you are waiting for a piece of news or something to happen. Let's face it . . . Waiting is hard, hard, hard.  We want the instant and immediate, even when we know waiting...
Grief can become as fresh and strong as it was in the first moments of loss. Our grief rises out of a love that doesn’t stop with death, a love that continues to grow and keep the heart captive, a...
I watched a certain ten-year-old perform with her peers in a casual orchestra concert. My attention was drawn to every move she made as she played her instrument.  It's amazing to watch a human-being grow and change, leaning into...
As far as I'm concerned, Oregon's Cannon Beach is one of the wonders of the world.  Its infamous Haystack Rock rises above the shoreline, underscoring the miraculous work of God.  I've enjoyed walking on the sandy shoreline in this...
Note:  TableThink is focusing on the key elements of Holy Week.  Our regularly scheduled features will return on Monday, April 22.  We invite you to join the TableThink community’s intentional daily focus on Christ. This is an incredible week to...
Note:  TableThink is focusing on the key elements of Holy Week.  Our regularly scheduled features will return on Monday, April 22.  We invite you to join the TableThink community’s intentional daily focus on Christ. This is an incredible week to focus...
Listen . . .  Think On This . . . John (19)  wrote about Jesus' death on the cross. The description of death is gruesome. And, yet, it's what we observe and focus on today, Good Friday.  The "Good" of Good Friday...
I directed a conference called Oasis for almost a decade.  My life ended up being all about Oasis for one month out of the year, it was time-consuming and overwhelming.  More often than not,  I would go see my...