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 …

The first thing..

August 22, 2017 “for to me, to live is Christ, and to die is to gain.” Philippians 1:21 New American Standard It’s the first thought of a new day. It’s the first rule of grace. It’s the first beginning of everything that has to do with living .. and living well. Christ . His name and … Continue reading The first thing..

Never on sale …

August 15, 2017 “Out of sheer generosity he put us in right standing with himself. A pure gift. He got us out of the mess we’re in and restored us to where he always wanted us to be. And he did it by means of Jesus Christ.” Romans 3:24 The Message A fresh start .. … Continue reading Never on sale …

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