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
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
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?
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?
Alcohol affects millions of lives, but we were not meant to live in bondage. We have the power to overcome the damage in our own lives from alcoholism, resting in the knowledge of God’s love and grace. … Read More God Loves Alcoholics Too.
When someone passes you in a blue bag, you’re forced to confront your thoughts on death and life. … Read More A Blue Bag
An open letter for my babies about my honest imperfections, and the hope that I can still point them to the one who is perfect. … Read More To my child, with love.
Learning to live well, while you can! … Read More Loving The Life I Have
You can trust in Jesus Christ to take your sins and burdens, including mental and physical hurts.. because he already did on the cross. … Read More He Took It All..
Reflections from 20 to 30 on how much God can change a heart! … Read More A Decade Of Difference
A sermon on John 15:1-15 and a back story behind it. … Read More The Gardener, The Grapevine & The Branches: My second sermon.
Thoughts and reflections on lives gone too soon. Reflections on Remembrance Day. … Read More Remember..
One Woman’s take on how the #Metoo movement does not define who she is!… Read More #Metoo But That Doesn’t Define Me!
One woman’s quest for unity in the brotherhood of Christ. … Read More To My Church Family, With Love.
Reflections from a visit from Dr Tony Campolo, and a challenge for each of us to step up. … Read More Where is God for the Starving & Poor?