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 …
September 8, 2017 “… do you love me more than these?” John 21:15 The Message “Who do I love?” … “Who will I miss?” … “How have I spent my life?” … “Am I ready for what’s next?”* 4 Questions: Maybe you’ve asked yourself these questions over time. Maybe they unfolded in a crisis or … Continue reading 4????’s
July 26, 2017 “For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.” Philippians 1:6 New American Standard There is only one Person who knows what your life looks like perfectly. It looks like Him because He is the … Continue reading Ready .. Set .. Let go
May 9, 2016 “Everything in the world is about to be wrapped up, so take nothing for granted. Stay wide-awake in prayer. Most of all, love each other as if your life depended on it. Love makes up for practically anything.” 1 Peter 4:7-8 Message He went from being a deserter to a disciple. The … Continue reading Love .. for today
March 24, 2016 “Let me give you a new command: Love one another. In the same way I loved you, love one another. This is how everyone will recognize that you are my disciples — when they see the love you have for one another.” John 13:34-35 MSG A lot happens over a meal. Jesus … Continue reading Jesus rules: He left one ..
March 16, 2016 “Who believes what we’ve heard and seen? Who would have thought God’s saving power would look like this? The servant grew up before God — a scrawny seeding, a scrubby plant in a parched field. There was nothing attractive about him, nothing to cause us to take a second look.” Isaiah 53:1-2 … Continue reading The Easter look…
March 2, 2016 “…do you love Me?” John 21:17 You’ll hear the question and at first it seems obvious. You’ll hear it again and it seems like a mistake. The third time He asks you, you’ll feel the question hit its mark. Jesus could ask you any question? “Why did you do that? Can I … Continue reading What’s the right answer..?
December 15, 2014 “For God so loved the world…” John 3:16 New American Standard He loved what he created. Everything about everything that he spoke into existence was spoken and formed out of love. There were no regrets .. nothing to reconsider .. and nothing made from partial love. But then, God made you. First, … Continue reading His love never quits …
January 22, 2014 “After breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” .. “Feed my sheep.” .. He then asked a second time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” .. “Shepherd my sheep.” .. Then he said a third time: “Simon, son of John, … Continue reading Do you …?
“When everything was hopeless, Abraham believed anyway, deciding to live not on the basis of what he saw he couldn’t do but on what God said he would do. And so he was made father of a multitude of peoples, God himself said to him, “You’re going to have a big family, Abraham!” Romans 4:18 … Continue reading