Trojan Horse

If you’ve ever played anything competitively, games, sports, etc., you’re probably familiar with the idea of studying your opponent and looking for a weakness you can exploit for your own gain. In most sports, it’s finding a way to score more points than they do. In a game, maybe you’re trying to achieve something faster, […]

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Reverence Eyes

When we stop and contemplate how awe-inspiring God is, how complete He is from all-knowing to all-seeing, it’s impossible to truly consider who He is without feeling really, really small and insignificant. Once we’ve landed in that spot, His love can really work in us, as we learn that the creator of all created us, […]

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Never Go Hungry

In my reading this morning I came across a passage I’ve read dozens of times before. For some reason, it jumped out at me as something to share – so maybe it’s something you need to hear today, who knows.  Then Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and […]

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Why Bad is Good…

Why do we crave everything to go well for us? Why do we want treasures on Earth? Why do we crave a good life? What is it that we think we’ll gain? When everything is working beautifully, we often turn our backs on the best there is. Having an over abundance of blessings here leads […]

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Clothed in Evil

Our world is embracing evil. In many cases simply by ignoring it. Using actions like the recent mass murders to further political agendas. ( Make no mistake, by calling them acts of terror or mass shootings or anything else we marginalize what they really are… murder. The ultimate incarnation of evil – to extinguish a […]

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What Do You See?

Is this image above a sunrise or a sunset? Do you see light coming or darkness approaching? Is your normal default to expect the positive or anticipate the negative? In all honesty, far too often I find myself in the later camp. Awaiting fault, looking for imperfection, preparing for the approaching darkness. It’s an all […]

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The Backwardness of Pain

Mark 9:35 Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, “Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.” John the Baptist was a man after God’s heart, a paver of The Way, a herald of The Word, a servant of all. He led a righteous life, up […]

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