How to Ruin Your Witness & Damage Your Testimony

Before Jesus returned to heaven, He left us with instructions. “Go and make disciples.” For two-thousand years Christ-followers have been doing that. But there is a right way and a wrong way to go about it. We are Christ’s ambassadors and witnesses of the gospel to the rest of the world. The way we live … Continue reading How to Ruin Your Witness & Damage Your Testimony

Expect Amazing Things

Now that 2020 is in the rearview mirror, I am looking forward to fresh starts and new beginnings. I don’t know about you, but I learned a lot in 2020. Most importantly, I learned to trust God no matter what. And, as always, He’s proven Himself to be faithful. As we head into a new … Continue reading Expect Amazing Things

Word of the Year – Setting Your Focus for the New Year

Are you a New Year’s Resolution maker? Do you make yourself a promise at the beginning of each year and hope you'll stick to it? That used to be me. I would start the year with grand intentions and I would fall flat by February. The all-or-nothing, pass-or-fail approach of a New Year’s Resolution didn’t … Continue reading Word of the Year – Setting Your Focus for the New Year

Christmas: Divine Intervention & Holy Interruption

Christmas is the ultimate story of divine intervention and holy interruption! It is the perfect example of God stepping into the ordinary to accomplish the extraordinary. There was nothing special about the people and places in the story of Jesus’ birth, but that was God’s intention all along. Mary was a teenaged girl from a … Continue reading Christmas: Divine Intervention & Holy Interruption

Advent – Love Came Down

When my children were small and they were sad or hurt, I would crouch down to their level and pull them close. I would look them in their eyes as I comforted them and told them I loved them. Two-thousand years ago, our heavenly Father came down to our level so that we could see … Continue reading Advent – Love Came Down