It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God—that is, our righteousness, holiness and redemption. Therefore, as it is written: … Continue reading What humility looks like in seat 11E
Fellowship that’s more than a potluck
“And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever— the Spirit of truth. . . . On that … Continue reading Fellowship that’s more than a potluck
Do you know what you’re standing on?
For no one can lay any foundation, other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ.” – 1 Corinthians 3:11, NIV When I lived in southern California, I made Newport … Continue reading Do you know what you’re standing on?
Fearless Fridays: Fan the flames, don’t fear them
“Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego replied, ‘O Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to defend ourselves before you. If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God whom we serve is … Continue reading Fearless Fridays: Fan the flames, don’t fear them
Fearless Fridays: I can’t sleep!
“Suddenly a furious storm came up on the lake, so that the waves swept over the boat. But Jesus was sleeping” (Matthew 8:24 NIV). Jesus was asleep? Say what?! It … Continue reading Fearless Fridays: I can’t sleep!
Fearless Fridays: Fight, Flight, Freeze
“As Pharaoh approached, the Israelites looked up, and there were the Egyptians, marching after them. They were terrified and cried out to the Lord. They said to Moses, ‘Was it … Continue reading Fearless Fridays: Fight, Flight, Freeze
Fearless Fridays: Take a long, loving look
Friends, it has been quite a week. I mean, it has been a long 18 months. Do you feel it, too? Last night, I went to bed early with a … Continue reading Fearless Fridays: Take a long, loving look
Fearless Fridays: Calling the midwives
“But because the midwives feared God, they refused to obey the king’s orders. They allowed the boys to live, too” (Exodus 1:17 NIV). Shiphrah and Puah are not biblical names you hear … Continue reading Fearless Fridays: Calling the midwives
Welcome to Fearless Fridays
“After this, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: ‘Do not be afraid, Abram, I am your shield. Your very great reward’” (Genesis 15:1 NIV). Recently, … Continue reading Welcome to Fearless Fridays
Finding rest in the wrestling
As 2020 arrived, I stood at the beginning, wondering how I would carry the load and make it through the intense semester. I would say there was even a bit … Continue reading Finding rest in the wrestling