Category: Spiritual Encouragement
Marvelous, Redeeming Love
God’s marvelous, redeeming love invites you to respond today. Dear reader, how will you respond to God’s marvelous and redeeming love?
Why You Need the Church and the Church Needs You
Your human longing for meaningful relationships and community can be met in a bible believing, Gospel-teaching, disciple-making church.
The Power of Reset
Pressing reset enables us to focus on the task at hand and catch our breath.
The Royal Law of Love
Love is one of those ideals we struggle to describe. Since the beginning, artists, poets, and authors have tried to convey what this four letter word actually means. Were the Beatles correct when they sang, All you need is loveAll you need is loveAll you need is love, loveLove is all you need There is…
Longing for Immanuel’s Land
In truth, we are longing for Immanuel’s Land.
Light in the Darkness: A Christmas Reflection
Darkness, discouragement, and despair permeate life on earth. 2020 has been a year in which everyone has been compelled to consider whether or not there is a reality beyond what we see. We observe and experience heart-wrenching brokenness, whether it is physical, mental, or emotional. Our hearts cannot accept that this reality is all there…
And Death’s Dark Shadows Put to Flight
We live in a world of pain and brokenness. We live in a world in which we feel the ominous presence of death’s dark shadows. Each time someone we love receives that dreadful diagnosis of cancer or COVID-19, we have a keen sense that this is not the way things are supposed to be. Things…
Joy in Sorrow
You don’t need me to tell you this, but these are very challenging times for all of us. For minority communities, these pandemic induced stressors don’t compare to the stressors of daily life such as the fear for safety for you or your children. I cannot begin to understand the suffering faced by those in…
My Own Mortality
Lately, I have reflected on my own mortality. I have served in my current ministry context for just over four months, during which time I have preached two funerals and attended a third. I have reflected much on the brevity of life. I have also seen the goodness of God during some discouraging days. Death…
Choosing the Good Portion
We all search for satisfaction. True satisfaction follows from worship and devotion to Jesus.