Happy New Year! Do you have a word for the year? It's my favorite and most enduring approach to a new year's resolution (and it's only a four-year-old tradition). Year one, 2016, my word was brokenhearted. As I immersed myself in researching and writing Denial, God led me to write a book to help heal those [...]
Pursued by enemies who seek to destroy him in body and spirit, yet David praises the Lord! Seed his beautiful words in your heart this morning. In the midst of whatever struggles you face today, know that God is with you, God is for you and most importantly of all, GOD LOVES YOU!
How to Have Hope When Holidays Make You Miserable
Where is God when a shooter takes a dozen innocent lives or when predators exploit innocent children? How do we make sense of evil in our world?
Jesus loved and healed the physically impoverished, and rebuked, forgave and dined with the spiritually poor. If we are to follow him we must grow a heart for everyone.
What if the most powerful evangelism is to love those who don't love you or who instead do wrong to you? God's lessons to a reluctant student.
Joshua son of Nun secretly sent out from Shittim two men as spies: “Go. Look over the land. Check out Jericho.” They left and arrived at the house of a harlot named Rahab and stayed there. The king of Jericho was told, “We’ve just learned that men arrived tonight to spy out the land. They’re from the [...]
God calls on all of us to lead some people at some time. Joshua's experience offers guidance to ensure that we lead in such a way that others may follow.
My heart broke this week as I watched the coverage of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury report and heard this on CNN: And whenever she hears the word “God,” Carolyn said, flashbacks of abuse keep coming back. “The word ‘God’ makes me think of him [her abuser],” she said. “I just feel like my whole life [...]
Simply serving communion enriched my understanding of the mystery of Christ's blood sacrifice.