Why it’s time to write about my journey with my dad

“May glory be given to God in the highest heaven!    And may peace be given to those he is pleased with on earth!” - Luke 2:14 - Dad and Max (December 18) As a writer whose focus is journaling, it is hard sometimes to determine the line between what is edifying for public consumption and what …

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An invitation from Rebekah and Derek to “come home”

As they were going along the road, they came to some water; and the eunuch said, “Look, here is water! What is to prevent me from being baptized?”[h] 38 He commanded the chariot to stop, and both of them, Philip and the eunuch, went down into the water, and Philip[i] baptized him.The Gospel of Jesus is encouraging, and it is affirming. Do not settle for any other experience.

Hope because Christ has interceded #TheFirstWeekofAdvent

Some people explain the work of Jesus as standing between humankind and an angry God - as a kind of buffer, persuading God not to destroy us. But Jesus is God, there is no opposition or conflict within the Godhead! Jesus is God's love manifest in human form. Jesus offers salvation because reconciliation is God's will for me and for you.

Irrepressible life – you should hear these preachers sing!

The church's one Foundation is Jesus Christ her Lord; she is His new creation, by water and the Word; from heav'n He came and sought her to be His holy bride; with His own blood He bought her, and for her life He died. I'm not sure if the planning was deliberate, but the timing …

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when God’s idea of what we need isn’t exactly ours!

...our dogma must always be in question, because our knowing is always incomplete. So long as we are open to growing, and always approaching the scriptures with humility, and so long as we are intentionally pursuing a closer walk with Jesus, then we will consistently be amazed.