Truth declares this: fear will no longer be my motivator.
Jesus promises us that he will never leave us nor forsake us. This promise is fulfilled in the reality of the Holy Spirit in our lives. This is an amazing truth that goes unrecognized by us all too often. Sometimes, we need reminders…Read More
Holy Week has come and gone. The tomb is empty. Easter and the joyful shouts of “He is Risen!” after facing the sober reality of the cross on Good Friday have faded. We carry on with our routines and busy schedules, getting ready to enjoy our summers. We know that the death and resurrection of […]Read More
“…he humbled himself by becoming obedient to death— even death on a cross!” – Philippians 2:8 We call today “Good Friday.” We remember a dark day. The day Jesus died on the cross, humbling himself to a humiliating and extremely painful experience. It can be hard to see anything good about it. I have heard […]Read More
Easter is definitely the highlight of the church season but there is a sort of pre-party in Palm Sunday. Get excited! Sing Hosanna and wave the palms. Watch cute kids parade through the sanctuary. Yay Jesus! We miss something important in the midst of the celebration. The whole thing is misplaced ecstasy. The joyous welcome […]Read More
In this past blog post, I talked about the word fear in the light of it being profane. Fear is a four-letter word, not in and of itself offensive, but becomes so when we allow it to become a motivator for our lives. I think that in the battle we fight against Satan, as we […]Read More