Community requires Courage

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

“I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me.” John 10:14 I’m the kind of person who just gets life done. If there’s…

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Marriage: Bunny slopes and double blacks

Monday, March 20, 2017

“I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, my sinful nature. For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it…

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Saved By A Muffler

Monday, January 11, 2016

Kate’s Story: Shaking in the cold, my three brothers and I huddled under a discarded boat waiting for hours for the click of the lock on the door…

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Who is my real friend?

Monday, July 20, 2015

“Therefore, anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God.” James 4:4b James’ words sound harsh. What do they really mean? Let’s…

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Forgiving Each Other

Monday, March 9, 2015

“Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.” Ephesians 4:32 (NIV), bold and italics mine Forgiving others doesn’t come…

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Health to Our Bodies

Monday, January 12, 2015

“My son, pay attention to what I say; listen closely to my words. Do not let them out of your sight, keep them within your heart; for they…

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Racing After Love

Thursday, December 11, 2014

“Return, faithless people; I will cure you of backsliding.” Jerermiah 3:22a NIV The original Hebrew word “backsliding” used here means falling away or rebellious. Most of the disobedience…

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When a Loved One Walks Away

Monday, July 14, 2014

“It is not an enemy who taunts me—I could bear that. It is not my foes who so arrogantly insult me—I could have hidden from them. Instead, it…

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He is With You

Monday, May 12, 2014

“But you will not even need to fight. Take your positions; then stand still and watch the Lord’s victory. He is with you, O people of Judah and…

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Got Fruit?

Monday, January 27, 2014

“…The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.” Gal. 5:22-23 I remember hearing a story several years ago about a…

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Pork and Prunes? Yes!

Friday, January 24, 2014

When I think of relationships full of wonder, surprise, and satisfaction, one of my very favorites lies on a plate: my fatty little friend, “Porky,” and his sophisticated…

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I Got This (Well, Some of It)

Monday, January 20, 2014

When the apostles returned, they reported to Jesus what they had done. Then he took them with him and they withdrew by themselves to a town called Bethsaida,…

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Relationship Revelation

Friday, January 17, 2014

“And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.” Ephesians 4:30 Have you ever had a bad roommate?…

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7 Reasons Why You Need Relationships

Monday, January 13, 2014

“Such love has no fear, because perfect love expels all fear.” 1 John 4:18, (NLT) I often find myself unsure of what to do when people hurt me….

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When You Never Hear “I’m Sorry”

Thursday, January 9, 2014

“Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.” (Ephesians 4:32) Relationships can be painful.  Living in a fallen world…

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Reminders about Relating to People

Sunday, January 5, 2014

“I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand. Remember my imprisonment. Grace be with you.” Colossians 4:18 It’s a new year. A new chapter for our stories….

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