When I was growing up I learned a song in Sunday School that's stuck with me all my life. It's set to the tune of Jingle Bells:
May is a month to celebrate new beginnings. This week take time to pray for and celebrate someone you know that has reached a…
Last week I was reading in John 13 about how Jesus washed his disciples’ feet before they sat down to celebrate Passover together the night before Jesus was crucified. Given, the disciples had no idea what was to unfold over the next 24 or even 72 hours. What they did know, however, was that the act of washing someone’s feet was the work of a servant, not a Savior.
It's been a year of trials, a year of anxiousness, fear and anger. In the middle of this it's easy to lash out at…
Jesus rides into Jerusalem on a donkey, a large crowd laid palm branches on the road and shouted "Hosanna". Mark 11:6-11 NIV
Being overwhelmed isn't something I typically try to be, but in Big Daddy Weave's song "Overwhelmed," we can see how it can be a positive response to how we try to understand all that God has done for us.
I’m working through a reading plan where you read the New Testament in a year and right now I’m reading through the Gospels. One thing that has jumped off the pages to me lately is how many times you see the phrase “Jesus had compassion” for the people around him.
The Support Center Staff was recently challenged to invite someone to coffee. Seems easy, right? Well, the challenge was to invite someone you don't…
If I told you I was struggling with healthy habits, what would you think I'm struggling with? Automatically most people would assume I'm referencing illegal substances, poor dietary choices, or maybe lack of exercise. In reality, I'm struggling with keeping healthy spiritual habits. Praying with intentionality and meaning, deep conversations with God, daily Bible reading time, and devotions. What about you, how's your spiritual health right now?
At our staff meeting last week, Adrie shared a moving story about two people who were on absolute opposite ends of an issue, and even though they considered the other an enemy, found a way to reach out to each other over a cup of coffee.
We all could use a helping hand from time to time.
On Friday Perry shared with us how God can bring dry bones to life. Today I want to start off our week thinking a little more about that idea. Are you alive? Or just living?