Author Archives: Scott Johnson

Think Differently

Saw the above quote this week and just had to share. Are some people born to be more creative than others? I don’t know, but maybe if we slow down and put more thought into what we see, hear, and … Continue reading

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The Fork in the Road

Last week I shared with you Psalm 104, how God is taking care of our world. No doubt He is active and concerned for his creation. And He’s concern for and active in His children’s lives. This week I listened … Continue reading

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God is Taking Care of the World

During a recent quiet time, I came across Psalm 104. Oh, such a spectacular Psalm. This Psalm just reminds me of how dependent I am on God for everything. The fact that I’m breathing right now and pecking on a … Continue reading

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Sixthday Sportsmen Magazine

For my sportsmen (and women) friends who read this blog, I want to make you aware of a fairly new magazine—Sixthday Sportsmen. Recently I’ve become acquainted with the publisher, Dave Iverson. We’ve been exchanging emails, and I hope the magazine … Continue reading

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Before and After

A few years ago my wife introduced me to Bill Phillip’s book, Body for Life. I wish I could tell you I followed all the wisdom in that book, but I did read it and attempted to apply some of … Continue reading

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Giving Away A Handmade American Patriot Pen

If you have followed this blog for a while, you know that one of my passions is crafts, more specifically woodworking and turning handmade pens. In January, I launched another website/blog called Four Oaks Crafts. I created this new site … Continue reading

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Animal Tracks ID Infographic

I found this great animal tracks ID infographic over at Hiking Michigan. For those who love nature and enjoy getting outdoors, I thought you might be able to use this guide. On the spiritual side, this infographic reminded me about … Continue reading

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The Lord is My Guide

Psalm 23 continues to be one of my favorite Psalms. I’m impressed by how David relates so personally to God. David could easily identify with shepherding, and he saw God as his great Shepherd. Of course, David was a shepherd … Continue reading

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Bible Fluency — The Challenges

Being a believer now for many years, my respect for the Bible has grown and grown. But I can also understand why unbelievers, seekers, and those new to the faith often struggle with what the Bible has to say. So … Continue reading

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How To Do An Inductive Bible Study

Last weekend at our men’s group meeting, one of the guys led an inductive Bible study on the first chapter of Colossians. It’s been a while since I’ve done an inductive Bible study, but this proved to be a simple … Continue reading

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You Are Wanted

Wanted by Dara Maclean is quickly becoming one of my favorite songs. It touches my heart every time I hear it. Our God is truly amazing—that He would love us and want us. He knows us. He doesn’t make mistakes. … Continue reading

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The Great Divorce On Stage

My wife took me to a play on Father’s Day. Many of you are familiar with The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis. Well, the Fellowship for Performing Arts has taken the story to the stage. In a nutshell, the story … Continue reading

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Building Mountains – A Truth Story

My name is Emily Harris, and I want to thank Scott for allowing me to say a few words about my truth story. I will say, he did a great job capturing the essence of my past struggles in only … Continue reading

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Ask It

My last post dealt with the search for better questions—what questions to ask and how to ask them. Recently, I found a teaching series from Andy Stanley called Ask It. In the series, Stanley poses a question that he believes … Continue reading

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Can Too Much Bible Study Be Hazardous to Your Spiritual Health?

Is there a point when too much Bible study can be hazardous to our spiritual health? The first time I heard this question, my initial thought was heresy or this is an outright attack on God’s word. Also, I recently … Continue reading

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Khan Academy

“Dad, would you show me how to take the derivative of this formula?” This was a question I recently got from my son while in his second semester at Georgia Southern. I’m proud to say my son is studying engineering … Continue reading

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Seven Questions to Grow By

Have you learned something new lately? It’s amazing how learning a new skill or habit rejuvenates our lives and empowers us for greater things. I believe that God has created us each uniquely and for a greater purpose. To me … Continue reading

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Family Fiction Short Story Contest

You may have noticed that the frequency of my posting has gone down the past few months. But that doesn’t mean I have stopped writing. On the contrary. I’m working on several new stories, and I’ve been submitting some to … Continue reading

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Seeing By God’s Light

A couple of weeks ago my wife took the picture below, a spring-break view from St. George Island. And later she read to me from C.S. Lewis’ work, Is Theology Poetry? This is where the Lewis quote comes from. During … Continue reading

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Who I Am In Christ

For the past two weeks, I’ve been reading the materials of Dr. Neil Anderson, namely his book, Victory Over The Darkness. You might know of his more popular work, The Bondage Breaker. Neil’s main premise concerns spiritual maturity and how … Continue reading

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