ORIGINALLY POSTED AT CROSSWALK.COM As the eyes of the world turn towards Ukraine and the Russian aggression at their border, the first and best thing we can… Read more “A Prayer for Ukraine”
Reflections on Bethlehem
Every December our collective thoughts turn to the little town of Bethlehem. We sing about it, read about it, and have a picture of it in our… Read more “Reflections on Bethlehem”
Invaluable Lessons from 7 (Good and Bad) Old Testament Kings
Originally written for and posted at BibleStudyTools.com When we become followers of Christ, we accept Jesus as our savior and as our king. Throughout Scripture we see… Read more “Invaluable Lessons from 7 (Good and Bad) Old Testament Kings”
Jesus Prayed for You the Night He Was Betrayed
Jesus didn’t keep Peter from pain and failure, he prayed that his faith would grow because of that pain and failure. Click here to read more at… Read more “Jesus Prayed for You the Night He Was Betrayed”
What Does Amen Actually Mean and Why Do We Say It?
“Praise be to the LORD forever! Amen and Amen”. – Psalm 89:52 The word Amen is one of the most familiar and common words in the English language, yet… Read more “What Does Amen Actually Mean and Why Do We Say It?”
What Does Ecclesiastes 1:9 Mean by ‘Nothing New Under the Sun’?
Originally posted at Crosswalk.com Unprecedented. Unique. Unusual. There is no doubt that 2020 has been all of the above, and these are words we have all heard… Read more “What Does Ecclesiastes 1:9 Mean by ‘Nothing New Under the Sun’?”
The Freedom Found In Christmas
It’s the Third Sunday of Advent! As we celebrate the coming of the Prince of Peace who brings freedom, we praise God that Christmas brings “great news… Read more “The Freedom Found In Christmas”
Peace on Earth, Good Will to Men
Peace on earth. Doesn’t that sound nice? Can you imagine a world that is . . . peaceful? At the core of our beings, this is what… Read more “Peace on Earth, Good Will to Men”
Drop the Blanket, Pick Up Your Shirt! LAST CHANCE!
UPDATE: THANK YOU to all who picked up their shirt! The window to buy more has CV closed, but I am opening a permanent online storefront soon… Read more “Drop the Blanket, Pick Up Your Shirt! LAST CHANCE!”
Seek First His Kingdom and His Righteousness
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will… Read more “Seek First His Kingdom and His Righteousness”
10 Heartfelt Ideas to Say “Welcome to Church”
Originally posted at Church Media Blog Go check it out! In a healthy church, these questions will be addressed ahead of time, and welcoming others will be… Read more “10 Heartfelt Ideas to Say “Welcome to Church””
Seeking the Living Among the Dead.
“Why do you seek the living among the dead?” This question is the heart of the Gospel. It is what drives our faith, points us in the… Read more “Seeking the Living Among the Dead.”
Does God Hate Me When I Sin?
Originally posted at Christianity.com Guilt. Anger. Disappointment. Shame. When we consider just how sinful we are before God, it can lead to a painful sense of just… Read more “Does God Hate Me When I Sin?”
Can Jesus Save America? Martin Luther King Thought So.
“Segregation is a blatant denial of the unity which we all have in Christ Jesus.” MARTIN LUTHER KING Unless you live under a rock, you are aware… Read more “Can Jesus Save America? Martin Luther King Thought So.”
Why I Refuse To Go Back to Normal
THE current Normal Yesterday we celebrated the Resurrection like we never have never before. At least not in my lifetime. There were no worship teams, no egg… Read more “Why I Refuse To Go Back to Normal”
Who Helped Jesus Carry the Cross?
Originally Posted at Crosswalk.com When we read the story of the crucifixion, we read a story with many details, each holding a special meaning. Among those details,… Read more “Who Helped Jesus Carry the Cross?”
Should You Still Tithe if You’re Struggling Financially during the Pandemic?
Originally posted at Crosswalk.com When the calendar flipped to 2020, no one could have anticipated that in just a few months, our world would be facing an… Read more “Should You Still Tithe if You’re Struggling Financially during the Pandemic?”
Top 10 Verses for When You are Worried and Afraid
Fear. Anxiety. Worry. These are the words that weigh down every one who is trying to focus their life and attention on the things of God. It… Read more “Top 10 Verses for When You are Worried and Afraid”
Everyday Ash Wednesday
Not every Christian tradition observes Ash Wednesday, yet it is important to be aware that many around the world are participating in it as the season of… Read more “Everyday Ash Wednesday”
Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day. As we consider WWII, the rise of Nazi Germany, and the horrific atrocities that came with it, I am reminded that it… Read more “#WeRemember”