“If God is for us…” in life and in death

What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? – Romans 8:31 One of the wonderful things about being part of a dynamic faith community like our church is the amazing diversity we experience. People, ideas, background, politics, experiences, ages – we’re all over Continue reading “If God is for us…” in life and in death

change, surprise, life, tragedy, and the constant that is God’s faithful love

For the second time this week, I’m plugging in a couple of family photographs to go with my morning words. As I’ve watched the deep drama of so many events play out all week long, often extremely close to home, and as I’ve read scriptures in my morning devotional times, I can’t get these images Continue reading change, surprise, life, tragedy, and the constant that is God’s faithful love

cancer, hospice, and a conversation about life

IMPERATIVE: I’m backed up with work this week. But first I have to write this post. My brother Geoff has run into a few more negative results in his ongoing cancer journey. So I headed down to North Bradenton for a lunch time visit and we chatted for a couple of hours. Our conversation has Continue reading cancer, hospice, and a conversation about life