It’s two weeks into the new year, and I’ve given little thought to my usual “Going to get a fresh start, gotta do better at….” litany of new year resolutions. My lack of enthusiasm is partly due to years of setting goals (largely about how much I’m going to work out and how many vegetables I’m going to eat) but seeing little change in those areas. But mostly, I sense the Lord taking my new ... View Post
The holidays are coming! Plan now so you’ll have no regrets later.
Every season has its own craziness. We’re a people running fast and hard, a people doing and pursuing many things. Then you add in “the holidays.” I’m speaking of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, but you can apply this to any season. It’s a season some of us look forward to; it’s one some of us dread. In either case, it’s usually a season we spend a significant amount of time planning ... View Post
Way #38 – To Worship and Adore
God gave. Jesus came. Emmanuel - God with us. These words, the message of Christmas, are the core of the gospel. It’s the message so clearly stated in John 3:16: “For God so loved the world that He gave...” He gave His “one and only Son.” God gave and Jesus came so that “whoever believes in Him will not perish.” We came into this world spiritually dead. We were separated from God, ... View Post