It’s a good thing this isn’t baseball: God doesn’t count you as “out” even after three strikes!… Read More It’s a Good Thing This Isn’t Baseball…
I have been trying to consider this one simple statement. I admit, it’s easier to love inward, but it’s far better to love outward. That is where the world is changed. … Read More Love Turned In…
Who is Jesus and why do Christians celebrate his death on the cross as “Good” Friday? … Read More Why Jesus?
And I am not foolish enough to worship the creation, but I am wise enough to worship the Creator who shows Himself to the created in the creation. And oh, how my soul sings with gratitude for this very reflection… … Read More Sun, Wind, Earth.
Winter is over. Spring is here. This may be true of the calendar year, but it is also true of my heart. Cold days still happen in spring, but the hope remains. I’m no longer buried under dark gloomy skies, but now I’m in a season where it just keeps getting better. More and more layers of the winter are being removed from my life, and new growth keeps occurring.
Spring has sprung in more ways than one. … Read More He Is My Spring…
What does Jesus look like today? Amazingly, Jesus didn’t reveal himself to me as the expert theologian, the master preacher, the mother-Theresa type of person like so many would expect. … Read More The Face of Jesus Today.
Backwards Living: The more I think of me, the less happy I feel. The more I think I deserve this, then I realize I also deserve that too! The more I think of my own wants, the less I think of others. It’s a vicious cycle, isn’t it?… Read More Backwards Living
What is the greatest resolution you can make for yourself? Better than a clean home, a fit body or financial freedom… … Read More The Greatest Resolution
Who are you in the Christmas Story? What character from the infamous story do you see yourself as?… Read More Who are you in the Christmas Story?
The book of Luke tells of Jesus’ birth in great detail. After Mary gives birth to Jesus and lays him in the manger, the story moves onto the shepherds in the field, saying: “That night there were shepherds staying in the fields nearby, guarding their flocks of sheep. Suddenly, an angel of the Lord appeared… Read More The Miracle of the Shepherds
On my last birthday I turned 31. My mother didn’t whip out the old family photo album to show me photos of my infancy, or tell me stories about her decision to have me, or her pregnancy cravings. Instead, she (and others) celebrated who I am today: a 31 year old woman that is married… Read More The Disservice of the Baby in the Manger
A look at the traditional gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh and what they mean, as well as what we today can give. … Read More What do you give to the Saviour?
Turning intentions into action, and loving my neighbor.
Recipe included. … Read More Actually Loving My Neighbor
Somewhere along the way I fell so deeply in love with Jesus that I couldn’t imagine not getting to worship him. I do it on my own often, but there is something different about corporate worship. Something different about hearing a multitude of other’s singing worship and praises too. … Read More The Heart of Worship
God is the God of the universe, He can handle your anger. Go ahead and tell Him. Tell Him why you’re angry. Tell Him why you feel betrayed. Tell Him why your upset and let Him work through that. You will never resolve anything by hiding the truth from God. … Read More Are you mad at God?
Christianity doesn’t just still matter, it matters even more in a world starved of true freedom and hungry for authoritative truth. Now more than ever, we need to help the broken find redemption, and the one true voice they are starving to hear.… Read More Why does Christianity still matter?
When it seems like there is so much darkness around us, how can we ever conquer evil? … Read More Conquering Evil
Offer the Other Cheek? Why would Jesus tell us to do that when someone has slapped us already? How can we understand what Jesus teaches us about being insulted? … Read More Offer the Other Cheek?
Creation. Humans. Forgiveness. The Cross. None of these things had to happen, so why did they? … Read More It All Happened As It Did.
Why Guarded Hearts? What is the point, and what’s with the verse? … Read More Why Guarded Hearts?