In this blog we declare a few truths and then work through what Scripture says our leaders (and ourselves) should embody. It’s not exhaustive but the hope is that it helps us remember that as Christians we not only seek HIS kingdom but we live into it here on earth. Continue reading Politics and Our Faith: Leading with Scripture
As you look upon the cross – do you stand before it or beyond it? As you think of what Christ has done – are you worth it or not? In this blog I work through some of the “tension” we are in as we think of the love Christ has for us. Continue reading Living in Love’s Tension
In today’s podcast we close out the book of Titus as we look at Paul’s closing words to his missionary brother as well as the people of Crete. They are words that continue to challenge what it means to live into the grace of Christ and the change that comes over you. Continue reading Titus 3: Then and Now – The Impact of Christ
What will Heaven look like? It’s something I’ve always wondered and it’s the hope I have today. In this blog I “wonder” a little bit and yet I fully realize that my “wonder” is truly going to fall flat to the beauty of what waits for us around the corner. Continue reading Dreaming of Eternity….
I’ve been thinking about the mundane a lot. You know, those activities we do where there isn’t a high or low… it just is. Those things we do every week that seem boring, unchallenging, and have this feeling of being devoid of God. But are they? Is God really outside of those events, activities, and parts of our lives? Things like laundry, dishes, bathing, cleaning … Continue reading God…and the Mundane
Our podcast today is part 2 of an 8 week series into the letter from Paul to the church in Colossae. Paul’s goal in these verses? To declare the preeminence of Christ and why knowing THAT means everything today. Continue reading Colossians 1:15-23 The Preeminence of Christ
This podcast looks at the prophetic vision John had in Revelation 5. More specifically I was really struck on John’s response to the call for the heir to stand up and then the angel’s response too. Continue reading Revelation 5: The Heir to the Throne
We are called to be our “Brothers’s Keeper” and yet how often do we, as brothers and sisters, actually do more harm than good? A LOT. Why? Because WE get in the way of GOD’S Word. Continue reading Using God’s Word to Correct and NOT Harm
The beginning of Lent, and all during it, we are able to focus on the cross and the death of Christ. And while many of us want to run to Easter morning let us pause and take time at the grave. Continue reading Sitting At the Grave
Each morning I spend time reading scripture and this morning 4 simple verses popped out at me. Many of the Samaritans from that town believed in him because of the woman’s testimony, “He told me everything I ever did.” So when the Samaritans came to him, they urged him to stay with them, and he stayed two days. And because of his words many more … Continue reading Divisions Smavisions!