The REAL Deal?

I recently heard a podcast by Rick Warren in which he posed the question: If being a Christian was suddenly outlawed – would there be enough evidence to convict you?” This probing question reminded me […]

THE GREATEST RE-GIFT

Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God. ~ Leo Buscaglia A couple of weeks ago, I watched a video of a street performer mesmerizing […]

REALITY Christianity

“You have never truly found Jesus If you do not tell others about Him.” ~Charles H. Spurgeon Last week I read an article about a reality TV dating show with numerous bachelors vying for a […]

That’s Not Normal!

Sometimes you have to laugh at God’s timing and sense of humor. Last week on my way into church to meet my husband for Saturday night services, I was stopped by a woman at the […]

USE IT – or LOSE IT

After the first of the year, Pastor Brian did a series entitled “Thrive.” At the end of the series final week we were given, “God, Use Me” cards as reminders to be willing to be […]

Stop, Drop and Roll

To date, motherhood remains one of the toughest, most challenging “jobs” I’ve ever had. I have three adult children but I’m still a “hands-on” kind of mother. I’m not with them every day, nor do […]

Who is Your Shepherd?

  “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.”  – Psalm 23:1 Sounds familiar, doesn’t it? Many of us learned this verse as children, reciting it as we scribbled in our fluffy sheep outlines […]

Disobedience, Blessings, and God’s Will…what???

Do you remember that old song from Sesame Street? The one that says, “One of these things is not like the others, One of these things just doesn’t belong, Can you tell which thing is […]

Check Your Facts

Anyone who knows me knows that I love genealogy. Some might even say that I’m obsessed with it. But, I don’t know, there’s just something about digging around in old records and history that is […]

Is God Happy with His Living Space?

Recently in one of my Small Group discussions we discussed the fact that our body is God’s property and that we are the dwelling place of the Holy Spirit. (1 Corinthians 6:19; 1 Corinthians 3:16-17). […]