Dusty Rayburn

Dusty Rayburn

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318 weeks ago @ Struggle to Victory - Instruction & Training · 2 replies · +1 points

Part of my job is as an IT related trainer. I can instruct people on the use of technology all day long, but until it comes to a real life application and hands on training experience, they grasp very little.

The instruction part as you said is necessary, but it goes hand in hand with the training. The training engages people and can cause stress, but it is also where they learn to apply the instruction.

319 weeks ago @ Struggle to Victory - Spiritual Vertigo · 2 replies · +1 points

I've been plagued with inner ear trouble most my life. Vertigo is no fun! In recent years I started eating better and eating a lot of fruits/berries high in antioxidants. My vertigo seldom comes to visit anymore.

Our time spent in communion with God does wonders to prevent spiritual vertigo, similar to what the berries have done for my physical occurrences.

320 weeks ago @ Struggle to Victory - Teaching. Learning. Le... · 2 replies · +1 points

As I write and teach, I am continuously impressed with God's work speaking to me, correcting me, challenging me. If this were not the case, I do not think I should teach. I would only have head knowledge without any actual experience.

As you have emphasized in a recent post and in conversations, as followers of Christ, our relationship with Him must come first. Only then does everything else fit into the right perspective.

320 weeks ago @ Struggle to Victory - God as Savior, Friend,... · 2 replies · +1 points

As I read this, I could not help but think once more of Matthew 6:33 which I once heard paraphrased: "Seek God first, and He will more than satisfy all your need."

435 weeks ago @ The Observer - [cool enough?] · 1 reply · +1 points

There was a class taught in my college days as a religion student on finding God in modern media. I did not take the class, but I always enjoyed the conversations with students who were in it. They looked at movies such as Star Wars, Shawshank Redemption, etc... Why not Harry Potter too?

I have not read the books, but I have seen the movies... and don't tell anyone, but I enjoyed them! ;-P

Having said that, I do not think (based on her own comments) the author's intent was to point to the Gospel.

443 weeks ago @ Untitled - Shut Up For A Minute · 0 replies · +1 points

My wife tells me I am guilty of the interruptous communicatus. She also tells me how rude it is...and she is right. I try not to. I really do! But then a thought jumps into my head and I just have to get it out or I will burst.

449 weeks ago @ Doorframes of TaterHouse - Mere Christianity, cha... · 1 reply · +1 points

Those are some great quotes.

Joining you in holy curiosity as we worship the Almighty God.

451 weeks ago @ Doorframes of TaterHouse - Mere Christianity, cha... · 0 replies · +1 points

I echo Jason and Glynn...
God is the composer, orchestrator, and maestro. Any deviation from Him is an attempt to superimpose ourselves as the author of truth and right.

452 weeks ago @ Doorframes of TaterHouse - Mere Christianity, cha... · 0 replies · +1 points

So glad you jumped in. I'm looking forward to this book discussion.

To answer your question, I think we have to start at the beginning.

457 weeks ago @ Doorframes of TaterHouse - Reading and Making Fri... · 1 reply · +1 points

Relationships have molded and transformed my life...reading has enriched it.
Primary life changing relationship of course is with the Son and the Father...but so many more have contributed to my walk and life.