In moments of doubt the scriptures seem alien to us.

Do you understand the scriptures? Or are they something you just can’t get? Do you have MANY questions about what you are reading but you have been reading the Bible for a long time? We all need mentors who can walk us through the text– but even then, or even without, we can understand the…

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Sometimes it is hard to be humble– But we are in good company

I gotta admit– I do like appreciation from my co-workers. Who doesn’t?! There are days when I do something really neat like get someone into a drug rehab or a homeless person into a shelter. I know, in my heart, that their lives are changed and back on a good trajectory. But, it is easy…

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If you truly care– share your faith

If we truly believe there is an eternal afterlife of Heaven and Hell…why would we hold that truth to ourselves. Last night I read a really good post by a popular blogger. She interacts in the entertainment community and is a Christian. She does so by showing , demonstrating, her different lifestyle of peace and…

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Jesus, I’ll Follow You Anywhere (?)

I’ll follow you anywhere. I’ll follow you ANYWHERE. Yes Lord, anywhere….umm, but, surely –you didn’t mean there Maybe we think our calling is to go to the big city or the rural country. Maybe its over seas somewhere. Photo by Dan Gold on Unsplash Why do we often times think we are called to “there”. What about a…

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You can have the blissful life

Psalm 1:2-3 The Passion Translation (TPT) 2 His pleasure and passion is remaining true to the Word of “I Am,” meditating day and night in the true revelation of light. 3 He will be standing firm like a flourishing tree planted by God’s design, deeply rooted by the brooks of bliss, bearing fruit in every…

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Christians: When Life Sucks– Refocus

What can we do when life sucks: when life is far from how we want it, when we just can’t take one more thing? We need a new way to focus our attention. What I am going to suggest may take a lot of effort. You may have to recommit to it several times throughout…

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Depressed? Here is something to read…

Pop psychology helps us only as long as it it before our eyes or in our ears. It is great to say “I am a beast” , “I am crushing it”,  “I am having a great day”.  But there are days we just do not and cannot believe it. Here are some blogs that help…

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Encouragement for a godly life

2 Thessalonians 1:11-12 New Living Translation 11 So we keep on praying for you, asking our God to enable you to live a life worthy of his call. May he give you the power to accomplish all the good things your faith prompts you to do. 12 Then the name of our Lord Jesus will be honored because…

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