We often fear what we will become if we surrender everything over to God. I️ mean, we fear that He will make us do something that we don’t readily want to do, or go somewhere where we don’t want to go. Deep down in the crevices of our soul, we believe that God is not… Continue reading
Can one person really make a difference? Seriously, can ordinary people influence others to change? Nehemiah is a book in the Old Testament about a man who makes a difference. Rather than settling into the comforts of mediocrity, indifference, or apathy, he decides to do something about the mounting injustice in his world. As cupbearer… Continue reading
Mark 7 I’m going to be real honest with you….today has sorta been a tough day. I️ tend to error on the side of upbeat & positive, but I️ am missing being a part of the community. I️ miss people. Moreover, I wish I could see your faces. And most definitely your laughs. As a… Continue reading
I wonder what would happen if we put our phones away. Stop obsessing with who’s who and Hollywood. Put aside politics and the daily news. And rather…start looking across the table. Listening to what is being said.
Today we read Paul’s final benediction to the somewhat unpredictable Corinthian church. His closing remarks in 2 Cor. 13:11-14 remind me of ones you might hear at a graduation ceremony. Poignant. Succinct. Meaningful. If you recall over the last few chapters, Paul has addressed these city-dwellers with instructions on how to live life. These are… Continue reading
Have you recently been wronged? Are you in a stuck place, wrestling with anger & bitterness? Look with me at Paul’s example in pursuing forgiveness.