Be Still Because All is Well

Be Still Because All is Well

For years, I have kept a calendar of events and each January look forward to selecting a new one for the new year. But now, my calendar is collecting dust. Last week, I laid it aside. It’s not needed. As I started crossing out all of the appointments and scheduled...
The Birthright

The Birthright

Have you ever noticed how dogs and automobiles often resemble their owners? My adult children have older dogs. It’s uncanny how these pets have taken on similar traits and characteristics of their owners. Just watch 101 Dalmations and you’ll see this notion played out...
A Pocket Full of Rocks

A Pocket Full of Rocks

Last week, I mentioned the notion that, as Christ followers, we are called to task. To create ripples of influence in this world and point others to Him. However, our pockets may be full of un-cast stones that involve our time, talent and resources. Imagine a pebble...
Ripples

Ripples

God’s purpose in history is implicitly disclosed: to invade the arena of fallen humanity and effect the redemption of his creation — the mission in which his people are also to be totally engaged.- NIV Study Bible (Zondervan)  I read this statement in my Bible...
Living and Learning

Living and Learning

Our waiting period is God’s preparation time. In bringing about His sovereign purposes, He may put us on hold while He coordinates events to line up with His will. Sometimes the Lord has work to accomplish in us before we are ready to handle what He’s planned for our...