The light of hope

Feeling hopeless can be like wandering around a really dark room and trying to find a lamp. When you first enter you pause for a moment, hoping that your eyes will adjust to the darkness and you’ll be able to make out a shape somewhere in the room.  When you still see nothing but darkness, … Continue reading The light of hope

There is hope – his name is Jesus!

I’m sorry you’re sad and deep in despair. That you’re drowning in sorrow that you’re too scared to share. There’s a blackness around you that you can’t seem to shake. You’re swirling down deeper with each breath that you take. You feel chained in a prison that no one can see. You’ve tried all you … Continue reading There is hope – his name is Jesus!

Palm Sunday … Victory Parade

It's March and March Madness is in full effect. Whole communities will be celebrating with their teams as each victory brings them closer to the ultimate prize. No doubt there will be victory parades in the streets as ecstatic fans welcome the players home. And those closest to the players will be proudly alongside them … Continue reading Palm Sunday … Victory Parade

In every situation … pray!

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. - ‭Philippians‬ ‭4:6-7‬ Recently I had the opportunity to practice the "do not be anxious … Continue reading In every situation … pray!

Agape love goes the distance

[Love] always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails. ‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭13:7‬-8‬‬ Agape love always protects. There are a few obvious ways in which this is true, such as when a husband protects his wife or a mother protects her child. But what about our love for the rest of the world? … Continue reading Agape love goes the distance

What the next generation needs to know

As we look at the current election and collectively grieve the two choices we're faced with, it can almost seem like we have no hope. Those of us that have come of age in the current generation have watched the country deteriorate before our eyes. Unfortunately, I believe the key word in that sentence is … Continue reading What the next generation needs to know