God's promise to Abram teaches us how trust and fear work in tandem.
Meditation on Genesis 9:2 and the use of the word fear
What does farming have to do with faith? In Matthew 28:19, Jesus commands us by His authority to go and make disciples of all nations and helping people to know and understand that we have a Lord and Savior. This is often referred to as The Great Commission. As a self-proclaimed Christian, I have no … Continue reading Are You a Seed Planter, Waterer/Nurturer, or Harvester?
The focus of this blog is on Matthew 14:13-21. When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick. As evening approached, the disciples came to him and said, “This is a remote place, and it’s already getting late. Send the crowds away, so they can go to … Continue reading Feeding the 5,000
I cannot speak for everyone out there, but I am fairly confident that most of us wear more than one proverbial hat. My hat collection includes: wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend, caregiver, technician, business owner, power lifter, tutor, and Army veteran. There are other hats I have held over the years as well. Some of … Continue reading Wearing More than One Hat
My pastor once tackled the conversation of why people believe in Christ. He challenged that those that do not accept Jesus Christ as their savior are reducing themselves to mere biology; just another organic life form that is born, consumes, dies, and decays. Where is the meaning in this ideology? I certainly believe that I … Continue reading The Gift of Sight
Jesus spoke to his disciples in parables so that the wisdom of the Lord was easier for them to understand. I work hard to remember this when speaking to those who have not yet heard the truth. However, I sometimes find that my passion for Christ and His kingdom overwhelm my words and in my … Continue reading Serving Two Masters
When I think about The Independence of the United States of America, images that come to mind are fireworks, barbeques, family, and rebellion. However, the foundation of this great nation is more than just a celebration of gunpowder and ribs. The United States is a nation of rebels, fighters, and immigrants. Certain moments in the … Continue reading A Revolutionary Idea