Posts Tagged With: Christian walk

The Breath of a Vapor

Every year goes so fast. We’re already well into January! Scripture tells us that our lives are like a vapor (James 4:14), so isn’t it interesting that we honestly act surprised at experiencing what we already know is true?  This demonstrates two levels of knowing.  Why does it take life experience to know the truth?  Where does humble, inexperienced (child-like) faith come in? Faith comes by hearing (Romans 10:17).  Yet, faith also grows through experience (Hebrews 11).

The vapor speed of life stirs up stress and anxiety.  I’m experiencing that right now.  Are you?  How do I grow in Christ and His character when my heart won’t settle down?  For you, dear parent, how do you grow in Christ and His character when from the moment your feet hit the floor until your body folds under those sheets again late that night, you are simply answering the call of the immediate: cries for clean clothes, no time for a decent breakfast, where are those keys?, while driving to work thoughts of that difficult person you’ll have to face this morning nag your mind, and, oh, Joey’s game tonight conflicts with a deacon’s meeting! Continue reading

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The Adventure Begins

“Does anybody here need Jesus?” asks Milton Carroll in his modern, Christian chorus.  Does anyone reading this blog want to know Him, not only as your Savior, but also as your friend, intimate companion, and mentor?  Does anyone want to be more like Jesus?  Are you a parent, a student, a teacher, a coach, a staff member, a grandparent?  We’re on this journey together.

This is a new blog for our Troy Christian Schools family.  Journey North Character. Here at TCS, we aim to focus on character development as the heart of our endeavors, and by that, we mean growing in Christ from the inside out.  So, this blog is a place where we can talk about spiritual growth and the Christian walk. Continue reading

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