Where do I fit?

In John chapters 14 and 15, Jesus is saying goodbye to His disciples. Chapter 15, starting with verse 18 continuing to verse 25, Jesus warns the disciple that they will be despised. As followers of Christ, we are often despised. We do not belong to this world. Yet we must live in this world.  We... Continue Reading →

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Is it really about the pain?

Every day the news - Pain Pain Pain ugly ugly ugly.  Oh sure some of the reports spend three minutes on an upbeat story.  We listen to pain battles, my pain is bigger than yours. Well I want to talk about Joy.  On the heel of Easter, Jesus is alive. He arose. There is no... Continue Reading →

Push the “reset” button

I started today filled with good intentions. I started out by posting about being blessed because Jesus is alive.  Then I started running errands with the intent of spreading cheer.  Bank, that went well.  I wished her a Happy Easter. I moved up the highway, first driver cut me off, turn up KLOVE.  second driver... Continue Reading →

Second Chances

As Christians, we are supposed to be about second chances.  Yet are we?  If someone tells you that they are a convict, how do you react?  Do you jump back a bit? do you check for your wallet? Do you look to see if they have a weapon?  Jesus told us that he who is... Continue Reading →

What is Servant-Leadership?

John 13: 3-17:  To be a good leader, not only do you need to be willing to serve, but you must be willing to be served.  John 13:3-17: is the story of Jesus washing the disciples feet.  It is a perfect example of Servant-Leadership.

Can I really feel peace and joy every day?

Hebrews 12: 22-24:  To those of you like me, suffer from periodic periods of feeling down, hopeless; we need to remember this:  We have come to Mount Zion. We are children of the King.  Through Jesus we can tap into complete joy and peace. I know all this with my head, getting it to my... Continue Reading →

When you have lost that God given feeling of PEACE

1 Peter 5b-6: Don’t be proud and cast your cares upon Jesus.  These verses are warning us against even working closely with people who are proud.  Recently I found myself caught up in a training program which promised to teach me how to be a better public speaker and writer.  I did learn a few things. ... Continue Reading →

Taking the difficulty out of prayer

Matthew 6:5-14:  The disciples asked Jesus how to pray. It is a question many still have today.  The answer is not a long drawn out prayer.  The answer is found in the Lord's prayer.  It is actually just a few lines.  We give up our praises acknowledging that God is in charge. We pray for... Continue Reading →

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Adoption : sonship / daughtership

You are probably wondering if there is a difference.  Yes, with the word ship at the end, it means a legal process, and full inheritance. It means we have a new identity.  It is more than we lived in a home, thought of this person as dad, he is the only dad we really know.... Continue Reading →

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