• Faith on Fire

    How Do You Know When You Have Reached Your Goal?

    As we head into starting a new school year, I am reminded of the sometimes endless charts we try to run our lives with. The book log, the chore chart, the goal chart, and soon we will have the weight loss chart after the holidays. Some charts require adding a sticker for each item. Others we see the results of new clothes or a trip to buy new books.  Each of these provides a measure of accomplishment and a milestone that we can share with others. However, do we know how to measure successes biblically? We go through many actions and activities without the thought of who or what we…

  • Faith on Fire

    The Road Map is There

    Earlier this month we took a quick trip over Labor Day weekend. We had an amazing time getting away from all the craziness we have in our everyday lives. We didn’t travel far but we did at times use the GPS to find our next stop. We live in a time that we rarely use a fold-out map anymore. However, having the ability to understand a map and how to use it is so valuable, otherwise, it is easy to get lost.  Our walk with God and having an understanding of how to use our Bible is just the same as the road map for travel. Our Bible has all…