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Kenny Norris
Mobile, Alabama
Soli Deo Gloria
Interests: Playing tennis, reading, spending time with my family, Atlanta Braves baseball, University of Alabama atheltics
Recent Activity
Our prayers reveal the truth about what we believe about the God that we follow. Listen to Pastor Craig Groeschel's thoughts on the impact of praying big prayers. ! Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2011 at Driven by Grace
Today is not something that is a promise to us as if we deserve it because we are just "that awesome." It is something much more special. What is it? It is an opportunity. An opportunity to move from the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2011 at Driven by Grace
Kenny Norris is now following Seth Godin
Aug 11, 2011
Rather than write the standard "long time, no see" type of post it may be more appropriate to simply launch into the "old" me. Coaching, challenging, and hoping to encourage from the humorous events from life as well as my... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2011 at Driven by Grace
As much as I enjoy talking and writing a number of people have asked what has been the cause of the “slowdown” in posting. The short answer is transitions. It is a little busy around the Norris home right now... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2011 at Driven by Grace
Usually I may begin by saying "Sorry that I haven't posted more but..." or something like this. The harsh truth is that I am really not regretting having less posts this week because it has been a busy week of... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2011 at Driven by Grace
"Calling ten of his servants, he gave them ten minas, and said to them, ‘Engage in business until I come.’" (Luke 19:13) "Money is a bad master, but a good servant." -Unknown Stewardship is a misunderstood concept in the American,... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2011 at Driven by Grace
For some of you the work day is about to end while for others it is only beginning. However, for all of us Thursday, May 19, 2011 is already over or will be ending in a few hours. This is... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2011 at Driven by Grace
Over the past several weeks, more people are asking about apologetics. So before we attempt to venture off into this vast topic we will establish ground rules for these posts over the coming weeks or months. A topic such as... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2011 at Driven by Grace
Please allow me to apologize for those that read my posts for their frequency. As most of the country is aware the southeast was hit by a record outbreak of severe weather on April 27, 2011. Since then, though lives... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at Driven by Grace
3:00 PM – “The Ninth Hour” The Earthquake – “And behold, the curtain of the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom. And the earth shook, and the rocks were split. The tombs also were opened. And many... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2011 at Driven by Grace
2:00 PM – It is Finished! “A jar full of sour wine stood there, so they put a sponge full of the sour wine on a hyssop branch and held it to his mouth. When Jesus had received the sour... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2011 at Driven by Grace
1:00 PM – Jesus Cries out to His Father “And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, "Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?" that is, "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" (Matthew 27:46) 1:00... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2011 at Driven by Grace
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12:00 PM – The Sixth Hour or Noon Hour “And when the sixth hour had come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour.” (Mark 15:33) Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2011 at Driven by Grace
11:00 AM – Jesus and the criminal “But the other rebuked him, saying, "Do you not fear God, since you are under the same sentence of condemnation? And we indeed justly, for we are receiving the due reward of our... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2011 at Driven by Grace
10:00 AM - Jesus is ridiculed and mocked: “And those who passed by derided him, wagging their heads and saying, "You who would destroy the temple and rebuild it in three days, save yourself! If you are the Son of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2011 at Driven by Grace
9:00 AM – The Third Hour “And it was the third hour when they crucified him.” (Mark 15:25) “And Jesus said, "Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” And they cast lots to divide his garments.” (Luke... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2011 at Driven by Grace
8:00 AM – Jesus goes to Calvary “As they went out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name. They compelled this man to carry his cross. And when they came to a place called Golgotha (which means Place... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2011 at Driven by Grace
As Christians around the world celebrate the events surrounding the resurrection of Jesus Christ, we can quickly fall into the trap of rushing to color eggs and preparing for our church events on Saturday. I by no means want to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2011 at Driven by Grace
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Suffering and persecution are two words that the westernized Christian for the most part do not understand. Our definition of suffering is a not being able to park in our usual spot at church or being too late for small... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2011 at Driven by Grace
This article is from the blog of Peter Rollins. An author and one on Rob Bell's recommended reading list. This article is from Rollins' thoughts on his created theology called Pyro-theology and historical Christianity. It is possible that you have... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 17, 2011 at Driven by Grace
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This morning as I came downstairs to study and have a few moments of quiet time at 4:45am to do personal study, prepare Bible study/ small group material for students, work a little on social media for the small groups, message a few students having difficulties….. (and you get the picture) my five year old son walks up as I am in deep thought and typing. His simple question to me was, “Daddy. Could you make me a paper airplane? Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2011 at Driven by Grace
5 Reasons You Should Twitter In Church by Scott Williams To tweet in church or not to tweet in church? That is the question. Thou Shall Not Twitter in Church… Says Who! I haven’t seen that anywhere in the Bible.... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 24, 2011 at Driven by Grace
Being Busy Doesn't Make You Fulfilled by Frank Chiapperino Don't confuse being around people with having meaningful relationships. We are in the middle of a groups campaign at my church, and it has gotten me thinking quite a bit about... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 24, 2011 at Driven by Grace
Home Pastors Articles for Pastors Death by Ministry by Eugene Cho Is pastoral ministry a dangerous profession? Eugene Cho shares the facts. via www.churchleaders.com This article needs to read, absorbed and applied not only by pastors and a church's pastoral... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 24, 2011 at Driven by Grace