Monthly Archives: December 2017

Healthy Verse for the New Year

Got your verse for the new year: But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you – Matt. … Continue reading

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Church Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means

Church doesn’t mean what we think it means. If I asked you to describe church, I am 99.9% positive that you would describe a building where Christians worship, right? Well, that’s not what the original word meant. The first time … Continue reading

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Jesus Makes All the Difference

The Pharisees said, “If you change, you can join us.” Jesus said, “You can join Me. You will be changed.” That’s a big difference. May God’s Love be with you

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Payday of Paydays

Great news! You will inherit $5 million dollars from a rich relative you didn’t even know you had. However, there is a small catch (isn’t there always?): you won’t receive the money for another five years. That’s a bummer, but even … Continue reading

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Jesus is the Common Denominator 

I constantly say the wrong thing. I consistently am weak when I ought to be strong. I have no power to speak of. However, I take great comfort and confidence in the common denominator of the following 2 verses: (My … Continue reading

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Hesed: Steadfast Love, Goodness, Kindness, Faithfulness, & Mercy

Charlotte’s prayers are so sweet. I wish everyone could hear them. She prays that we would all know how much Jesus loves us, that we would love ourselves as Jesus loves us, and of course, she prays for Mary who … Continue reading

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Ever Look For Your Car Keys in the Freezer?

We are all looking for something, aren’t we? What is it that you looking for? Wisdom (experience, career)? Knowledge (facts, degrees)? Happiness (marriage, relationships)? Peace (also marriage and relationships… just kidding)? Riches (security, comfort)? Whatever it is, ALL is found … Continue reading

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Jesus is the A-Z

Lots of nativities around this time of year. Lots of mangers. Lots of little plastic Baby Jesus’s. Who is that Baby? Sounds simple, but this is THE greatest question. There is no shortage of answers. Allow me to direct you … Continue reading

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Do We Even Need a Code of Ethics?

There is a recent (and warranted) outcry over moral failure. Every day someone new is ousted. Sometimes it is shocking (Matt Lauer). Sometimes it is not so shocking (Harvey Weinstein). In either case, this is nothing new. When mankind refuses to heed commonsense … Continue reading

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Shut Your Mouth, Say Less/Mean More, & Be Silent Before the Lord

Peppered throughout the Book of the Twelve (or as we call them, the Minor Prophets… “minor” in length not in importance!), there resides a curious verse: “Be silent before the Lord” (Hab. 2:20; Zeph. 1:7; Zech. 2:13). Don’t we love … Continue reading

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