Bible Nerdery, Recovery, and My Life

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Love is a Fearful Thing

1 John 4:18There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear.  Attending AA meetings has been fascinating. Key to AA’s process is the belief in a loving higher power. It is no surprise that there are plenty of members that are Christian. However, this is not your grandma’s Sunday school. People are dropping … Continue reading Love is a Fearful Thing


A brief history My history with alcohol was relatively typical. I drank a lot during middle school as a typical rebellious young teenager. I became a Christian near the end of middle school and stopped drinking. After high school, I attended a Bible college and worked for a church that taught drinking of any kind … Continue reading Powerless

The Widow’s Mites

Mark 12:41-44 Mark 12:41-44 41 And he sat down opposite the treasury and watched the people putting money into the offering box. Many rich people put in large sums. 42 And a poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which make a penny.43 And he called his disciples to him and said to them, ‚ÄúTruly, I say to you, this poor … Continue reading The Widow’s Mites

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