1-12-20 Let’s talk about being grateful. There’s a lot of pressure to hustle and get ahead. Long hours of work in school or at a job are encouraged by our society. And working is a good thing; in fact, we’re supposed to work. What can become a problem is when we stop seeing the thingsContinue reading “Attitude of Gratitude”
1-5-20 Hello, and welcome to the first post of 2020! If you’d like to check out the podcast episode, you can do that here. I’ve had the idea of seasons on my mind lately. I hate change. So in any phase in my life, I tend to dig in my heels and find permanence. OrContinue reading “This Season”
Hello! Welcome to Episode 9 of the Faith Chase Podcast. I’m Heather Tabata, and this podcast is about making faith real in everyday life. This week we’ll be talking about the beauty of forgiveness. (If you landed here on the blog and want to hear the post instead of reading the transcript, click here.) WeContinue reading “The Beauty of Forgiveness”
Hello! Welcome to Episode 8 of the Faith Chase Podcast. I’m Heather Tabata, and this podcast is about making faith real in everyday life. If you’ve been tuning in, this episode will be a little different. Now, we’re still going to follow the Bible reading schedule, but those episodes will be every other week. We’llContinue reading “Facing Change”
Hello! Welcome to Episode 7 of the Faith Chase Podcast. I’m Heather Tabata, and this podcast is about making faith real in everyday life. (If you landed here on the blog and want to hear the post instead of reading the transcript, click here.) Numbers 1 begins with the direction for Moses and Aaron toContinue reading “Faith Chase Episode 7: Numbers 1 – 17”
Hello! Welcome to Episode 6 of the Faith Chase Podcast. I’m Heather Tabata, and this podcast is about making our faith real in everyday life. Last time, we ended with talking about how God gave the priests instructions to check people for leprosy. We’ll pick up in Leviticus 14 as God gave instructions on howContinue reading “Faith Chase Episode 6: Leviticus 14 – Numbers 2”
10-28-18 It’s been a tragic week in our country. Again. Just a few years ago, there weren’t frequent mass shootings. I remember when the Columbine tragedy happened, and before that school shootings were almost unheard of. In the last year, how many have there been? I can’t even remember. So what’s going on?
9-23-18 Faith isn’t blind acceptance. There are a lot of things Christians are supposed to believe. God exists. God is good. Jesus is God’s Son. Jesus died for us and was brought back from the dead. All of it is vital to Christianity. But what if you aren’t sure?
9-2-18 Happy start of September! Fall is coming. I can feel it. Okay, the last couple days it’s more like July came back, but fall is coming. I’ve been eyeing my hoodies and apple cider. I hope you’re looking forward to the change in the season too. This summer, we took a church trip toContinue reading “What if I don’t feel God in church?”
8-26-18 One of the hardest parts about being a Christian for me is the balance between staying away from what’s bad and being available for what is good in the world. John 15:19 says, “If you were of the world, the world would love its own. Yet because you are not of the world, thereforeContinue reading “In, But Not Of”