Tag Archives: The Word

Fruit Inspectors

The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, & self-control. (Gal. 5:22) All of these characteristics can be in your garden if you let God grow them. In contrast to this fruit are the … Continue reading

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What Comes Out When You Get Tripped Up? Fruit or Works (Gal 5:16-26)

Ever been seated at a restaurant and a waiter goes by with a tray full of bowls? You can’t see what’s in those bowls but everything is nice & neat. Everything is in order… until they get tripped up. Then … Continue reading

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God Makes His Home With You

Come on now, we’ve all felt like the odd-man out. We’ve all felt like we didn’t know the secret handshake. We’ve all felt left out. But I promise you, there is a place where you belong. There is a home … Continue reading

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What If It Were Illegal To Be A Christian?

If it were against the law to be a Christian, would there be enough evidence in your life to arrest you? Or would you be released with a warning?! Is there fruit in your life that Jesus is your Lord? … Continue reading

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Jesus Will Lift You Up

Look, I know it’s heavy. Too heavy. Who can lift it? Troubles, trials, & temptations; I know they crush you. They weigh you down. I know you feel defeated. Conquered. So please listen: Jesus can lift you up. All that heaviness? Light as a feather … Continue reading

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We Are Torches Ablaze For God

One of the most commonly shared experiences has got to be lighting candles on a birthday cake. You know how it goes: you take one candle & light it. Then you light the other candles with it until they are all lit. … Continue reading

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Like Kids Playing in the Street

The road in front of our house was nothing but ice, so of course Charlotte wanted to go ice skating on it. We were crossing the street & she stopped to play around. I let her do that for a … Continue reading

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