This is good stuff! This is what I’m talking about when I say life is rich, and good, and a gift I’m constantly grateful for. Continue reading passion – for ministry and for living this good life!
The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life. – John 10:10 I came so they can have real and eternal life, more and better life than they ever dreamed of. – John 10:10 (The Message) Looking back, my past few posts have been fairly heavy. Important, yes, and always pointing to light, … Continue reading let’s not waste this opportunity to live!
The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace. – Numbers 6:24-26 For our family, Mother’s Day turns out to be one more excuse to get together and celebrate life. Of course, it helps to have a handy assortment of mothers available, and I … Continue reading portraits around Mother’s Day
I can’t get enough of the open invitation, but I also can’t even begin to understand how readily and how enthusiastically so many “shut the door of the kingdom of heaven in people’s faces.” Continue reading Jesus is The Way (gate, doorway, path, bridge, passageway, archway, road… open invitation)
this morning I’m simply going to share a series of photos that tell some of the story of this busy week Continue reading this week in pictures (pray, eat, love, grieve, laugh, rain, travel…)
“Peace I leave with you. My peace I give you. I give to you not as the world gives. Don’t be troubled or afraid.” – John 14:27 “Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.” – Matthew 11:29 This morning at men’s covenant group we talked about the problem … Continue reading the problem with comfortable
I often talk with people who feel like they are almost never really connected with God. Sometimes they can hook in at church, but the moment they head back into work, family, and recreation the signal seems to evaporate. Continue reading When your Wi-Fi router (and your faith) needs a boost – #StrongerSignal
“Salvation is not punching a ticket to heaven, but accepting an invitation to live.” Continue reading is Jesus “the way, the truth, and the life”?
Rain = Life The story of these past few days here in North Carolina has been one of rain, clouds, rain, and more rain. We need it; when it’s too dry we worry we’ll never see it again; it’s one of the essential necessities for the presence of life; yet we complain when we don’t get it on our terms. And our terms tend to be limited to, … Continue reading let it rain
People were bringing little children to him in order that he might touch them; and the disciples spoke sternly to them. But when Jesus saw this, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the little children come to me; do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God belongs. Truly I tell you, whoever does not receive … Continue reading A Vague Threat that Something Might Happen