The ScarFinder’s question …

November 28, 2017 “Having said this, he showed them his hands and his side. So the disciples rejoiced when they saw the Lord.” John 20:20 Christian Standard The ScarFinder arrived without announcement. He had heard the prayers, formed without words, shaped with sighs and those long tired exhales of weariness and patched-up fragments of faith. … Continue reading The ScarFinder’s question …

Jesus loves a good question..

November 13, 2017 “But wanting to justify himself, he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?” Jesus took up the question and said: “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho and fell into the hands of robbers. They stripped him, beat him up, and fled, leaving him half dead. … But a Samaritan on his journey came up … Continue reading Jesus loves a good question..

B-rated lives …

June 15, 2017 “He won’t brush aside the bruised and the hurt and he won’t disregard the small and insignificant,  but he’ll steadily and firmly set things right. He won’t tire out and quit. He won’t be stopped until he’s finished his work—to set things right on earth. Far-flung ocean islands wait expectantly for his teaching.” Isaiah 42:3-4 The Message He … Continue reading B-rated lives …

Where God meets you…

May 15, 2017 “Going through the motions doesn’t please you, a flawless performance is nothing to you. I learned God-worship when my pride was shattered. Heart-shattered lives ready for love don’t for a moment escape God’s notice.” Psalm 51:16-17 Jesus is described as a man “who knew pain firsthand” … “who embraced the company of … Continue reading Where God meets you…

Everything’s FREE

July 4, 2016 “Hey there! All who are thirsty, come to the water! Are you penniless? Come anyway — buy and eat! Come, buy your drinks, buy wine and milk. Buy without money — everything’s free!” Isaiah 55:1-2 Message The battle is real. It is a battle of sufficiency .. having enough .. making sure … Continue reading Everything’s FREE

A roof with a view

May 13, 2016 “Some men arrived carrying a paraplegic on a stretcher. They were looking for a way to get into the house and set him before Jesus. When they couldn’t find a way in because of the crowd, they went up on the roof, removed some tiles, and let him down in the middle … Continue reading A roof with a view

“Un-erasable..”

“February 16, 2016 “And so, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved …” Colossians 3:12 NASB The words can never be erased: chosen .. holy .. beloved. They forever belong to you in Christ. You’ve longed for them .. You’ve tried to settle for even pieces of them .. You’ve watched … Continue reading “Un-erasable..”