You don’t always appreciate what you have until it’s gone. That thought occurred to me last week when the power steering went out in our car. I had to drive the car home and let me tell you, it was a workout just to turn a corner. Even trying to keep the car going straight […]
Read More God’s Power Assist
By the time we finally boarded the plane, I wondered if perhaps God would place me next to someone he wanted me to talk to. Maybe the delay was so someone could board the plane?
Read More The Beauty of Delay
The road in this life is filled with twists and turns. I’ve made wrong turns and ended up at dead ends. Some days the traveling is rough, full of bumps and ruts. Other days I’m stuck and unable to move. But you dear Lord — you call me, direct me, guide me; carefully pulling me […]
Read More Prayer Journey — Long Road
As we approach Christmas, it’s appropriate to take a look at our own journey of faith. How much are you willing to sacrifice to pursue Jesus?
Read More The Journey of Faith Begins With A Commitment to Christ
What was it like to be a disciple with Jesus; to hear the crunch of rocks under your feet as you walk the dusty roads with him; to hear his voice as he spoke to the crowds that followed him; to witness the miracles? What was it like? Imagine being in the boat when the storm arose (Mark 4:35-41) and feeling panic as the boat fills with water.
Read More Walking the Dusty Road of Life with Christ
Often we pack too much into our lives – things that make life’s journey more difficult. Sometimes this excess baggage weighs us down so much that can’t move forward. That’s when it’s time to edit your life.
Read More Life as a 140 Character Christian
Even though evil doers approach and ask to enter, our door remains closed. Our lips do not welcome them. With the Lord’s wisdom we can defend our life with what we say.
Read More Defending Our Life With Our Mouth
The magi bring the most important news in the world to Herod, yet he misses it because he focuses on himself. It begs the question, “What are we missing in our lives because we are focused on ourselves instead of Christ?
Read More When Self Makes Us Miss the Biggest News On Earth
An active faith requires us to not only know scripture but to act on it as well. Where are you at in your faith? Are you more like the Chief priests and teachers of the law who knew scripture and the prophesy, but missed its fulfillment.
Read More Follow the Faith of the Magi Not Just the Facts
The people in Jerusalem were caught unprepared for the news of the birth of the Messiah, yet they don’t respond with excitement. Contrast this to the sacrifice the magi made to travel to Jerusalem and their desire to put their faith into action. They are totally focused on Christ.
Read More A Determined Faith Seeks Christ