Blog, Christianity, In the Word

carpe diem, church

This past Tuesday at Lifegroup we did a little digging in that first chapter of Acts. "While He was together with them, He commanded them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for the Father’s promise...So when they had come together, they asked Him, “Lord, are You restoring the kingdom to Israel at this time?”" -… Continue reading carpe diem, church

Blog, Christianity, In the Word

why christians aren’t reading the bible

{Disclaimer:  Everything I've written below pertains to those who claim to follow Christ.} After taking a poll, and from my own experience, the top 3 reasons Christians give for not reading the Bible are: I don't understand what I'm reading. I don't have time. It's not relevant to our culture today. They seem like reasonable… Continue reading why christians aren’t reading the bible

In the Word

water and wine

  The Gospel of John. Second Chapter. "On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee...When the wine was gone, Jesus’ mother said to him, “They have no more wine.” So He took water and made it wine and the miracle is only noticed by a few. And this story is so familiar… Continue reading water and wine

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the crack in my waiting

The crack came this morning, and the light that found its way in was enough. It was enough for now. Enough to warm a cold place and break a hard place in my heart. He whispered "wait for Me" and light pushed in, all understanding and revealing and bright and everything. Listen up now, light is… Continue reading the crack in my waiting

In the Word

first love

"I know your works, your labor, and your endurance, and that you cannot tolerate evil...You have persevered and have endured hardships for my name, and have not grown weary.  Yet I hold this against you: You have abandoned the love you had at first." - Revelation 2:2, 3-4 You've done good things, endured much for My name.… Continue reading first love

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do you know why she kissed His feet?

Luke 7:36-50 That story, the one about the woman with the alabaster jar of perfume, blows me away every time. It's not so much because she reminds me of me, although she does. But so does that pharisee guy. Today, it's more that Jesus reminds me of Jesus. The One who receives sinners and let's… Continue reading do you know why she kissed His feet?