The Insidious Weed
As I pulled up sprig after sprig, I thought how this weed is just like sin in my life. It always shows up after a rain, just like sin creeps in after a time of blessing and celebration when we least...
... And there has been NOTHING that I have done, that I have been through, that has truly mattered - that God did not give me His Own Strength in order to not only survive but to thrive and come out...
No Pastor, Still?
What is going on in this world? In our church? And most of all, in you and me? Do you feel like I do? Like nothing is going well? Are you wondering what the heck is going on? There’s the ongoing...
Take a Sip of This
She is as close to the earth as she can be. Her body is as dirty as the very muddy ground that she kneels on to get water from the well.
How many times—especially close to dinner time, when the children are the most demanding, the laundry still needs to be put away, and someone delivered to Scouts or a piano lesson—have I longed to...
The Pain of Healing
I remember lying in my bed one night after dinner, crying out to God in my spirit, begging God to help me, feeling such pain in my heart.
God of Miracles
Grace Flips the world upsidedown. Like Alice falling into Wonderland, the world becomes topsy turvy. The Weak are STRONG. The Poor are RICH. The Last will be FIRST and the First will be LAST. The Meek...
More Than Just Dental Care
A Waterpik – a tool for dental care but God can use it for much more.
The Back Deck Project
Washing dirty feet is a “grungy” job, but Jesus did it and admonished His followers to do the same. So caring for families who need a meal or a helping hand, welcoming newcomers, taking part in...
Christmas in My Heart
What if circumstances in your life—that were beyond your control—caused your future to look grim?