Uncertain Times: Will You Stay Faithful to God?

Uncertain Times: Will You Stay Faithful to God?

[Uncertain times and the difficulties we are right now living in – how do we stay faithful in these strange and uncertain times?]   This has been a year of unexpected and unprecedented challenges for us all – for our whole country – for the 

Psalm for a Pandemic: Prayer for Peace and Comfort

Psalm for a Pandemic: Prayer for Peace and Comfort

(Inside: A prayer for peace and comfort; a prayer for inner peace and happiness; a prayer for peace at work; a prayer for comfort in loss – a psalm for the pandemic.)     Worldwide pandemic. Stressful times. Frightening times. Uncertain times. The circumstances we’re 

A Dark Day in Heaven and Earth: The Death and Burial of Jesus

A Dark Day in Heaven and Earth: The Death and Burial of Jesus

“Then they led him away to be crucified…” Matthew 27:31 A Look at Crucifixion Crucifixion was a well known and brutal form of public execution. It was not a quick death. Sometimes death didn’t take them for two or three days.   Condemned prisoners were 

The Road to the Cross: Jesus’ Last Days

The Road to the Cross: Jesus’ Last Days

This week, we will follow Jesus through the final events in his life. It’s a very heavy week. Jesus is betrayed by a friend, abandoned by those who promised to be most loyal to him, disowned by his closest follower, arrested, beaten, and mocked. The 

One Last Meal: Finding Jesus in the Passover

One Last Meal: Finding Jesus in the Passover

[Inside – “One last Meal: Finding Jesus in the Passover”. #3 in our series “A Journey to the Cross: 40 Days in the Footsteps of Jesus”.] It’s the last week of Jesus’ life on earth. Jesus has one last meal with his disciples. This last 

Extravagant Worship: Jesus is Anointed

Extravagant Worship: Jesus is Anointed

[Inside: Extravagant Worship: Jesus is Anointed / Week 2 of  “A Journey to the Cross: 40 Days in the Footsteps of Jesus”] What, in your life would you describe as extravagant? What item or activity or behavior? Go ahead… I’ll give you a minute. Having 

Not Your Average King: Jesus Enters Jerusalem

Not Your Average King: Jesus Enters Jerusalem

[Inside: Not Your Average King. Week 1 of our series, “A Journey to the Cross: 40 Days in the Footsteps of Jesus”] For three years, Jesus trudged the dusty desert countryside. As he moved from town to town, he healed the sick, drove out demons 

Bible Study on Fear: How God Responds to Your Fear

Bible Study on Fear: How God Responds to Your Fear

A Bible study on fear in one post. How can I remove my fear? If these are your prayers, walk with me through a brief look at examples of people in the Bible who were afraid and how God responds to their fears. Do not fear – let’s learn how.

Find Your Word for the Year

Find Your Word for the Year

[Inside: Find your Word of the Year] My word of the year is REDEEM. Redeem  From the latin word redimere meaning, to buy back. Definition: compensate for the faults or bad aspects of (something). gain or regain possession of (something) in exchange for payment. fulfill 

Better Understand Fear so You Can Conquer It Hard

Better Understand Fear so You Can Conquer It Hard

If you better understand fear, then you can conquer it. What is fear? Why do get stuck living in fear? What causes fear? Let’s answer these questions…