Brandon Schoenberger

Established 1984

What’s in a Year?

Another year has passed and a quick scan of Facebook shows that twenty-fourteen was either a dud, a win or in most cases a jumbled mixture of the two.

Twenty-fourteen was a great year for our family. It had its challenges, but compared to the last two years it was refreshing, but that is not what this post is about.

I was reflecting on why we have these knee-jerk reflections on each year. Why are we so quick to throw out a year as good, bad, or indifferent? I believe it comes from our misplaced perspective throughout the year. It shows us that too often our days are not focused on Christ and glorifying Him in all things.

“So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.”
— 1 Corinthians 10:31 (ESV)

We get caught up in our job status, relationships, health, and other fleeting and ever changing life circumstances. The end of every year should always be...

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