Mothers should be celebrated because without a mother, none of us would be here.
God's grace is often misrepresented and abused. Sometimes, we're a bit like Jonah and we don't really want grace for others, but we misinterpret God’s patience for us as a gift of grace.
You wouldn’t dream of going out of the house without close, but too often we aren’t as serious or purposeful about suiting up for the spiritual battles we face each day. And believe me, we will face them, ready or not – dressed to fight or not.
scripture’s position on the issue. Especially since – not coincidentally- my daily reading included Acts chapter fifteen.
This year has dealt a number of losses to my family. Whether it's a job or a family member, a loss is painful and it needs to be grieved. Reflecting on it, sent me back to a post I wrote about grief and marriage many years ago. I still think Job’s wife gets a bum …
This year, I'm reading through the New Testament using YouVersion Bible app. And I’ve been under conviction about plenty of faults. But one thing keeps echoing over and over: my lack of faith penalizes me.
I was reading along in my Bible like a good Christian should. Things were exciting until The Book stopped me in my tracks. I’m minding my own business, and Jesus says, “According to your faith be it unto you” (Matthew 9:29).
I watch the news and listen to the new round of restrictions. They closed schools in our state for three weeks and then doubled it to six weeks a few days later. Now that tests are available, the number of COVID-19 cases is on the rise. It's a pandemic. And here I thought I'd only …