Praying In Our New Status

(This week I include my original song “God Who Answers” for your enjoyment as you read this week’s blog) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/God-Who-Answers1.mp3 How’s your prayer life?  Do you wonder if it could be more effective? Last week I had the...

Leashes, Yokes and Lifelines

(This week I include my original song “Grace Unleashed” for your enjoyment as you read this week’s blog) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Grace-Unleashed1.mp3 Every morning and evening we take Izzy, our Cairn terrier, for a long walk. Izzy looks...

Planting a Lasting Legacy

(This week I include my original song “Always There” or your enjoyment as you read this week’s blog) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Always-There.mp3 Last night Rich and Sandi, two friends of ours, told us about a fun thing they used to do every...

Remember No More

(This week I include my original song “Monument” for your enjoyment as you read this week’s blog) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Monument.mp3 Among other things, a life of worship involves allowing God to continually re-shape our thinking and...

Angel on a Mower

(This week I include my original song “The Grace In Which We Stand” for your enjoyment as you read this week’s blog) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/The-Grace-In-Which-We-Stand-1.mp3 This is our first winter in Florida, and we’re still readjusting...

What God puts before us

This week I invite you to listen to my original song “I Will Love You ” for your enjoyment as you read this week’s blog. On Christmas Day Terese and I boarded a plane for a week in Minnesota to be with our family for the holidays. We planned to spend a quiet week...

Merry Christmas!

A few years ago I sat down at a piano and recorded an instrumental version of “Silent Night”. I am including this recording along with a favorite Christmas blog, “The Christmas Angel”. http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Silent-Night-instrumental-1.mp3 I...

The Stress of the Season

(This week I include my original Christmas song “You Are Jesus” for your enjoyment as you read this week’s blog) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/You-Are-Jesus1.mp3 As beautiful Christmas is, there may be times when we feel overwhelmed and tempted to...

Shopping Carts and Bumper Stickers

This week I am sharing the original song “Season of Light” with you. Enjoy! http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Season-of-Light-.mp3 The holiday season can often present circumstances and choices that reveal who we really are. Yesterday I was in the...

Three Years and Counting!

I appreciate all the people who read my weekly blog on chrisatkins.net and those who follow my posts on Facebook and Twitter!  This week I’m including the song “Grace Unleashed “ for reasons that will be obvious as you read on....