The Morning Cruise





The Screwtape Letters - The First 5 Chapters

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

View Full Post   For the month of June, we are reading The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis. This morning, we took a look at the first 5 chapters and what we learned. Bill also shared more on Chapter 5 and how C.S. Lewis addressed war in the text along with a commentary by Dr. Carl Ellis, Jr


Romans 12:10 and How To Think

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

View Full Post   In a conversation with a friend yesterday, Carmen came across Romans 12:10 and shared it from a few different translations this morning. That prompted Bill to share his favorite translation and some thoughts from the book, How To Think: A Survival Guide For A World At Odds. You may also want to read "A Thinking Person's Checklist" at thegospelcoalition.org


A Prayer for Tim Keller

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

View Full Post   Bill shared the news of Tim Keller's pancreatic cancer diagnosis and how he has asked for prayer for our Morning Devotion for Tuesday, June 9th.


Some Thoughts From Bill on 2020

Monday, June 08, 2020

View Full Post     You’ve probably seen plenty of memes on Facebook or other social media talking about how bad 2020 has been so far, trying to find the humor in all the hard and heavy things we’ve experienced this year.…


The Morning Cruise Replay - Musings On A Monday

Monday, June 08, 2020

View Full Post   As we got back in our seats from a rainy weekend, we spent this morning musing over some thoughts on the benefits of Carmen's digital detox weekend, insight from The Screwtape Letters, Pride and Humility, Forgiveness and Certainty. Bill shared how his wedding anniversary was celebrated this weekend. Dave also told us what his return to church was like this weekend, complete with a trip to a restaurant. Carmen got us thinking about FriendRaiser next week. And Dave shared how residents of San Francisco were wondering where a strange sound was coming from. Turns out, it was an iconic spot in the Bay area that was responsible for people singing a different tune.


Bill's BIG Word of the Day - humility

Monday, June 08, 2020

View Full Post   Bill's BIG Word of the Day for Monday, June 8th, is 'humility'.


Beth Moore on Humility

Monday, June 08, 2020

View Full Post   After the show on Friday, Carmen came across a series of tweets from Beth Moore that shared some thoughts on pride and humility in light of the conversations happening across the country. A conversation on those tweets also led to more discussion on forgiveness and certainty.


Pray For Tim Keller

Monday, June 08, 2020

View Full Post   Former Pastor, Author and Speaker, Tim Keller, revealed over the weekend that he has pancreatic cancer. In his statement, he offered a few ways that you can pray for him in this time.


Isaiah 6:8 Morning Devotion

Monday, June 08, 2020

View Full Post   Dave reads from Isaiah 6:8 for our Morning Devotion for Monday, June 8th.


An Overview of The Screwtape Letters

Friday, June 05, 2020

View Full Post   Bill was so excited for us to be reading The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis, that he brought Haley in to share about the Facebook page we have started for those reading along with us. But he got even…