A Recipe for Living

By my own admission, I’m a simple cook with limited abilities. I have a few “go-to” recipes in my culinary repertoire — but truth be told, I don’t enjoy cooking. More than two decades of […]

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The Journey

“Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift each of you like wheat. But I have pleaded in prayer for you, Simon, that your faith should not fail. So when you have repented and turned to […]

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Letting God Draw the Best Out of You

Just as you received Christ Jesus our Lord, continue to live in him. –Colossians 2:6 Wouldn’t you love it if you always had someone who drew the best out of you?!  Someone who saw the […]

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“The Lord inhabits the praises of His people.”  Psalm 22:3

One of our main goals when we come to church is to experience God…to be encouraged by God!  To be refreshed, renewed – – by the Presence of God! When Brian and I were first […]

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Pride and Love

“It is a truth universally acknowledged….” These words mark the beginning of one of my favorite novels, Pride & Prejudice. I have read this book more times than I have read any other book. At […]

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Help Us Pray

“In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans.”(Romans 8:26) Prayer is simply […]

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Breaking the Chains

The movie, A “Christmas Carol” based on the book written by Charles Dickens is a favorite holiday classic about redemption. The scene when Jacob Marley’s ghost appears to Ebenezer Scrooge, Marley is laden down with heavy chains […]

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A Better Mind!

We were made to think about something bigger, better, richer than ourselves. Dallas Willard, a favorite author if mine, said, “We were made to have a mind enthralled with God – – a mind that […]

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Faith can be spelled, “R.I.S.K.”

Clarity?  Faith?  Trust? Risk? Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. […]

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All My Worry — All My HOPE

So do not worry about tomorrow; it will have enough worries of its own. There is no need to add to the troubles each day brings. Matthew 6:34 (GNT) In theory, this Scripture is easy […]

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