Pivot! Have a Fresh Start!

Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. –Philippians 1:6 A story is told about a factory burning […]

Do the Right Thing Anyway!

Give, and you will receive. Your gift will return to you full–pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount you give will determine the amount […]

Do Your Part Toward Peace!

Do your part to live in peace with everyone, as much as possible. Romans 12:18 I’m glad the Bible says to live in peace with everyone, “as much as possible.”  Sometimes it simply is not!  […]

Blue Jesus

A decade or so ago I attended a ceremony for a man receiving much recognition.  The man’s mother was one of the many speakers.  The only thing I remember from the entire ceremony was that […]

Small Kindnesses

I’m growing more appreciative of little acts of kindness these days. Kindness, after all, is a fruit of the Spirit.  Gal. 5:22-23 “But the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, KINDNESS, goodness, […]

“Have you guys ever lived through another time like this?”

That was a question our kids asked at dinner recently after we were talking about Covid-19 and racism.  “NO,” was our answer and discussion ensued. What a shape our world is in!  What will help?!  […]

Gratitude

So much is going on in our world.  I have been on overload and feel like I need a grace period.  I thought you might also, so I wrote out a section of the “Daily […]

Is It Possible to Turn Crisis into Opportunity?

Let’s be honest. This time of the COVID-19 pandemic has been very weird. Being home this much is…unnatural to most of us. Is there a way we can embrace this opportunity for spiritual growth? Could […]

Trust or Worry

I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food and the body more important […]

Be Strong and Courageous!

Joshua 1:9 “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Years ago, I heard […]