September 28, 2020
When you're spending the day with a friend, you chat about all you see and do. You point out interesting things. Sometimes you laugh together or cry or engage in a serious discussion that's important and heavy. Sometimes words are not necessary. It's just good to be together. THAT should also describe our day with God. Let's say "YES" to the loving encounters God has for us each day.
September 27, 2020
God is not a "check-in," he's a companion. Yet often we see our relationship with the Lord as more of an on and off encounter. See the power and potential of remaining open to God!
September 26, 2020
It's so easy and unfair to pick on the obvious flaws we see in others. If you are looking for imperfections in anyone, you will find them. Yet we are all so much more complex than our clearly visible mistakes. Jesus looked beyond our faults and saw our need, as the hymn says. Let's give others the same grace.
September 25, 2020
Oh the peace that can be yours, if and when you rest in knowing YOU'RE IN. We try so hard to prove our worth, and yet God loves us first. We want to believe we have value because of what we do, when it really comes from whom we're IN.
September 24, 2020
Remember the old saying that when you point your finger at another person, you have three fingers pointing back at you? In a world of shame and blame, it's imperative that God's people take the humble attitude of looking at ourselves first.
September 23, 2020
What's the difference between a trinket and a treasure? The difference is the story behind it. What trinkets do you have around you that are really treasure tools for loving God and others?
September 22, 2020
We talk a lot about Christ caring for us, and well we should! But is there a biblical sense in which we are caring for Christ by how we live our days and how we interact with other image bearers of God?
September 21, 2020
It's a myth that life is one straight line that keeps getting better and better. It's more of a mess with ups and downs that are often unpredictable. What are some truths that we can hang onto when we are riding the highs and lows of our days?
September 20, 2020
Fall is upon us. The days are shorter, the nights are longer and the rains are coming. But God's light doesn't diminish or disappear when the weather is gloomy. God's light still shines through us as we are basking in the SON.
September 19, 2020
Believers would feel less isolated and alone if we would realize we are part of something much bigger than our own congregation, denomination or even generation. We would do well to take another look at, THE CLOUD!