Easter Sunday: Our Turn To Rise

What will we do with the Easter story? Just like the disciples, Jesus wants us to come and see for ourselves that the tomb is empty and He has risen (Matthew 28:6)! He is alive! And now we too can experience His presence and love. But we can’t keep this belief in our...

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Silent Saturday: The Best Is Yet To Come

I imagine the silence was deafening that day between Jesus’ death and resurrection. The disciples' hearts must have been filled with doubt and sorrow on silent Saturday. Every hopeful promise they clung to was buried in the tomb. Life feels the same way sometimes,...

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A Good Friday Prayer

Dear Jesus, How can I ever thank you? My gratitude doesn’t seem like enough. How could it be after all you’ve done for me? I have trouble reading about your last moments on earth. Good Friday feels anything but good. The sorrow of all you had to endure makes my...

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Come To The Table – Maundy Thursday

As you ponder what it means to be broken and poured out, Jesus tells the group someone will betray Him. Everyone looks around in disbelief wondering who it could be. It seems unfathomable considering Jesus just washed everyone’s feet only moments before — everyone including the betrayer. How could Jesus extend such love, grace, and forgiveness to someone so undeserving? And then a wave of conviction comes over you. You realize how undeserving you are. He washed your feet too.

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A Lifestyle of Love

Any other list makers out there? I have them on my phone, on post-it notes, and in my spiral notebooks. I have even been known to add something to the list I have already completed, just to have the gratification to mark it off. I am a doer. If it is written and on...

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Sow Generously: How To Share God’s Love Through Service

The Bible encourages us in 2 Corinthians 9:6, “whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.” God has so bountifully blessed us and to much is given, much is expected. Join me as we pour out our blessings as love offerings to the world in thanksgiving to the God who is the most extraordinary giver of all.

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Stoop Down

Just as God stoops down to meet our needs, he is asking us to stoop down. Take notice. Value people. Make a difference in the lives of the helpless — the outcast, the sinner, the child, the orphan, the widow, the poor, and the least of these. Jesus declares, “I tell you the truth, anything you did even for the least of my people here, you also did for me (Matthew 25:40).”

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A Call To Action

The Lord told Moses to stop praying and get moving! Prayer has a vital place in our lives, but our prayers must be followed by action. He has put us on this earth to accomplish his will, not just pray about it.

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