“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?”
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Thanksgiving -More Than ‘Pre-Christmas’
For the last several years it has felt to me that Thanksgiving has become a bit of an afterthought to Christmas. And trust me, I love Christmas.… Read more “Thanksgiving -More Than ‘Pre-Christmas’”
What Does Shalom Mean & Why Is it Important?
Originally posted at Crosswalk.com There is something special and moving about being greeted by the word Shalom! It can warm the heart and comfort the spirit. But… Read more “What Does Shalom Mean & Why Is it Important?”
What Does Selah Mean and Why Should it Matter Today?
(Originally posted at crosswalk.com) Selah. This beautiful, thoughtful, yet mysterious word appears in the Bible primarily in the book of Psalms. But what does it mean, and… Read more “What Does Selah Mean and Why Should it Matter Today?”
“I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life” – What Jesus Really Meant
Originally published at crosswalk.com Many of us are familiar with John 14, where Jesus tells His disciples that He is the Way, the Truth, and the Life. … Read more ““I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life” – What Jesus Really Meant”
Why Drop the Blanket Matters…
SEVEN years have passed since I wrote about the moment Linus drops his blanket, and since then we have all lived through moments of fear and insecurity.… Read more “Why Drop the Blanket Matters…”
Every Believer Faces a Red Sea Moment
In Exodus Chapter 14, we find the nation of Israel trapped between the Red Sea and Pharaoh’s army. From their perspective, all hope is lost. From God’s… Read more “Every Believer Faces a Red Sea Moment”
Was Jesus an Introvert? The Answer Could Change Your Ministry.
In popular perception, the Introvert is portrayed as that strange kid standing alone at the dance, emerging only to sneak a drink from the punch bowl when no one… Read more “Was Jesus an Introvert? The Answer Could Change Your Ministry.”
Don’t Forget the Other Half of the Verse!
You’ve heard it before: “resist the Devil, and he will flee”. But most of us have tried that and found out it is simply not going to… Read more “Don’t Forget the Other Half of the Verse!”
I’ve Read Psalm 91 Dozens of Times, but Never Noticed THIS!
Psalm 91:1-2 has become one of my favorite passages of Scripture: Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the… Read more “I’ve Read Psalm 91 Dozens of Times, but Never Noticed THIS!”
Finding Hope in Those Hopeless Days
Today is starting off as one of ‘those’ days. You know what I mean. Days when the odds seem to be solidly stacking against you, leaving little room… Read more “Finding Hope in Those Hopeless Days”