Advent: Ordinary Life

As most of us chase our dreams it becomes so easy to lose sight of what is important. It seems we forget how much we’ve been given by God. None of us would do well without family and friends. Our minds and bodies would suffer without food. Our jobs, though often a source of griping [...]

Advent: Hope Candle

On the first Sunday of Advent the purple candle is lit. Traditionally this candle is called the “Prophecy Candle” and is lit in remembrance of the prophets who foretold the birth of the “Christ child”. It is also the candle that represents hope. Hope is a four letter word. It is a word that can either [...]

Round Peg Square Hole

Mixed messages abound in our world. It is okay to be different but don’t be different from the rest of us. It is encouraged to be creative but not in a way that is out of the norm. It is okay to have your own moral standard as long it does not conflict with that [...]

New Score Card

The World has its’ own scorecard. - accumulate toys - buy the biggest house - get the best job - climb the ladder of success - fake it until you make it The New Testament Scorecard is different. - make disciples - love God/love others - work as if you are working for God - [...]