Living out loud …

November 14, 2017 “By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”John 13:35 Christian Standard There is no way to anticipate how the love of Christ will define another life. God alone knows the history and potential of all the ‘broken and dislocated pieces’ inside a person. The disciples … Continue reading Living out loud …

What do you have..?

September 18, 2017 “And He *said to them, “How many loaves do you have? Go look!” And when they found out, they *said, “Five, and two fish.” …And He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up toward heaven, He blessed the food and broke the loaves and He kept giving them to the disciples to set before them; and … Continue reading What do you have..?

Exiled One-ders

July 20, 2017   “For I know the plans that I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not calamity to give you a future and a hope … Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you … You will seek Me … Continue reading Exiled One-ders

The grace solution…

June 16, 2017 “You therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.” 2 Timothy 2:1 You have to learn a whole new language when you follow Jesus. You learn it as you step into everyday .. ordinary .. unknown possibilities. Who would have thought that a once-promising-rabbi-turned-Jesus-follower would write letters … Continue reading The grace solution…

5 plus 2

June 12, 2017 “Jesus said, “You do it. Fix supper for them.” They replied, “Are you serious? You want us to go spend a fortune on food for their supper?” But he was quite serious. “How many loaves of bread do you have? Take an inventory.” That didn’t take long. “Five,” they said, “plus two fish.” Mark 6:37-38 … Continue reading 5 plus 2

Meet your new neighbor …

May 25, 2017 “For the word of God is living and effective and sharper than any double-edged sword, penetrating as far as the separation of soul and spirit, joints and marrow. It is able to judge the ideas and thoughts of the heart.” Hebrews 4:12 Holman Christian Standard You know what generous looks like when … Continue reading Meet your new neighbor …