Are You In a Battle?

   The Battle is the Lord’s! “They were helped in fighting them, and God handed the Hagrites and all their allies over to them, because they cried out to him during the battle. He answered […]

With a Little Help From My Friends

“Share each other’s burdens, and in this way obey the law of Christ.”   Gal. 6:2 It is interesting that Jesus trained his disciples to think of themselves as a community, not as individuals trying to […]

Tell Your Story

I was reminded to keep telling my story and to keep telling His story–the story of Christ. When I got saved in 5th grade, I never would have imagined this church. I was just afraid […]

I Forgot…so what have you done for me lately?

Some troublemakers among them wanted better food, and soon all the Israelites began complaining. They said, “We want meat! We remember the fish we ate for free in Egypt. We also had cucumbers, melons, leeks, […]

Rhythm

I’ve chosen a “Word” for the year for–I cannot even remember how many years. Last year, my word was “Rhythm.” And I did try to establish more of a healthy “rhythm” in my life.   I […]

Security

The older I get, the more I think the world is getting crazy.  I would like things to feel more secure. Where do we find security? Where do you find security? Ever since 9/11, 2001, […]

The “Present”!

This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. –Psalm 118:24 I made a remark to a friend about how quickly time was passing by. Then it hit […]

Christmas Time is Love.

Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live […]

Questions from Henri Nouwen

Nouwen is one of my favorite authors. He wrote from his personal experience and his transparency ministered to thousands of people. I recently read a few questions he posed in one of his books: Did […]