LENT: REDEEM

We are so dead in our sin that we need to be redeemed by God, who freely offers us forgiveness. Sin is serious…however, we too readily make excuses for our sin and in doing so, diminish our need for redemption. In him we have redemption [our ransom] through his blood [the price that has been…

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LENT: HOPE

We are watching an unprecedented time in our life as people are filled with fear due to the recent spread of coronavirus. I️ see it in people’s eyes. Feel it in your voice. Sense it grip your being. This underlying emotion called fear has erupted in our nation due to the coronavirus. It has spread…

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LENT: LIVE

I️ bought an insta-pot yesterday. It seems to be all the rage and this friend sold me on it. I️  mean, she just went on and on and on about how awesome it is. She claims to use it almost every day and it can cook anything (at least that’s what she said). She can saute, slow cook, pressure cook, and steam. I’m pretty sure after talking to her that it can also walk my dog…#readmore

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Advent Day 16: The Wall Comes Tumbling Down

Are you facing a wall today? A wall of discouragement, disappointment, or doubt? A hopeless situation where you cannot see you’re way out?

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Advent Day 12: A Success Story You Will Never Believe

There are seasons in life when it seems like nothing is going right. The bills stack high. Relationships grow tense. Your dreams fade in the moonlight. I love how God knows all the seasons and has a purpose in each one of them. Read Ecclesiastes 3:1-8. Our seasons provide us insight into the character and…

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Advent Day 8: Beauty in the Waiting

During the hustle & bustle of Christmas, it seems counter-intuitive to think about waiting. However, life is brimmed with such moments. Imagine putting yourself in the shoes of the Israelites of old. They waited and waited and waited for the promised Messiah to arrive. And over and over and over, God promises that the day…

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