Identity in Christ

At the start a new year, followers of Jesus tend to focus on setting goals in regards to reading and studying the Bible. There are many blessings that come from being rooted in God’s Word. […]

If You Are Lonely Or Hurting

As we move through this holiday season and look forward to celebrating the birth of our Savior, there may be someone near you who is lonely or hurting. Maybe you are lonely or hurting. This […]

The God Who Stays

Have you heard the song “The God Who Stays,” by Matthew West? Here is the chorus: “You’re the God who stays You’re the God who stays You’re the one who runs in my direction When […]

Resurrection Power

One of my favorite songs is Resurrection Power by Chris Tomlin. No matter what is happening in my day, I always feel encouraged. Listening to these words gets my perspective back in place and reminds […]

Feed or Starve?

I read something in a book a few years ago that I’ve never forgotten. What you feed grows; what you starve dies. After thinking about this concept, I realized it applies to many things in […]

Open this gift on Valentine’s Day

When Valentine’s Day rolls around, I always spend time thinking about the truest Valentine anyone could ever have.  Jesus Christ.  There is no other being who could ever love you more.  He suffered and died […]

The Main Thing

As Christmas approaches, those of us who follow Jesus often hear at least once during the season, “Keep the main thing, the main thing.” This means that even though the world turns Christmas into a […]

A Worthy Top Ten List

In my last blog, I wrote about the Vineyard Justice Network and that I would report back in this blog about the conference.  Well, my trip fell though at the last minute so I have […]

Vineyard Justice Network

Do you know about the Vineyard Justice Network (VJN)? “VJN is a network to connect people pursuing the justice of the Kingdom of God. VJN (which began as Vineyard Anti-Slavery Team) brings together the wisdom of […]

Easily Offended?

Have you noticed that in our culture, it seems like almost everyone is easily offended?  The slightest comment, or a single word that people hear while they are not paying attention or listening to the […]