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
How is God’s Burden Light?
Burdens seem heavy and overbearing, like a ton of bricks on our shoulders. Although often invisible to the outside world, they weigh us down. And interestingly, in the long-haul of a far-reaching pandemic, I️ would say this is how many of us feel right now. WE.ARE.TIRED. A GREAT INVITATION With the daily barrage of bad… Continue reading
Can One Person Make A Difference?
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
If God is always working, why is life so hard?
Do you ever wonder why life is so hard? In Genesis 50:20, after a roller-coaster ride of a life, Joseph says these astounding words, “As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good”. If you’re unfamiliar with this particular bible story…let me catch you up to speed. Joseph is considered… Continue reading
We Will Speak Into Racism With You
The last couple of days have been difficult for many of us and I️ have been silent…not out of complicity…but rather to slowly process and take in the recent racism occurrences. To be honest with you, my emotions have run the gambit and I️ don’t have the right words to say. Nor can I fully… Continue reading
When Our Thoughts Run Wild
Matthew 8:24-34, Luke 8:26, Mark 5:1-20 Immediately after landing from the sea, a man approached Jesus whose thoughts run wild. Crazy and half out-of-his-mind. He lived among the tombs and no one could contain him, not even with a chain. Night and day his demons tormented him. You would say he is insane. With the… Continue reading