February 11, 2018
Fasting is the word we use for intentional denial. Far from responsibility, these fasts give us opportunities to pursue greater communion with Jesus by emptying our lives of commotion, clutter and noise, we hope to find greater room to hear Jesus’ voice.
February 4, 2018
Lent is a period to empty ourselves of lesser things so that we might be filled with the greater things of Jesus’ good and unshakable kingdom. Ultimately, it's a pilgrimage towards Easter joy!
January 28, 2018
At some point in our attempts to get the most out of life, we lose control of our lives. We try to force one more thing in to our already busy lives and we reach a breaking point.
January 21, 2018
We're all busy. Our schedules are packed with career, family, friends, church, and other responsibilities. Sometimes our days are so full that we don't enjoy anythingbecause we're trying to do everything.
January 14, 2018
We live in a culture that continually tells us to pursue a higher standard of living in order to improve our quality of life. But "standard of living" and "quality of life" aren't the same thing. One has to do with the stuff we accumulate. The other is about the peace we experience regardless of our circumstances.
January 7, 2018
Our lives are busy and fast-paced. The lack of margin increases our stress and shortens our tempers. It can distract us from the most important things in our lives . . . and our relationships suffer.
December 25, 2017
Who needs Christmas? Well, as it turns out, we all do. But it might not be for the reasons you think.
December 19, 2017
As you know, love must be shown to be known. Right? If you don't show it, nobody knows it. And that is the message of Christmas.
December 10, 2017
Who needs Christmas? Seriously, who needs it? Well, as it turns out, we all do.
December 3, 2017
There are days…weeks…even months sometimes that it seems it would be so much easier to just check-out. There are times I can barely get out of bed. My friends around me seem to have it together, and I pretend. Is there any hope, because if not, I’m not sure I wanna live anymore.