Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.The people of God, stretching through the generations have always understood that everything good in our lives comes to us from God. My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, … Continue reading stretching
do you pray? I try to stop and just write or speak to myself little conversations with God every now and then. I know God doesn't need it but sometimes I do, and when I read the story of scripture it seems like God enjoys the prayers of people. Here's some ideas I've been praying … Continue reading the last couple days.
Yesterday we looked at this amazing story where one of Jesus' closest friends put aside his failure and found courage to be the person he was made to be. It is a storied example of how the Holy Spirit comes with forgiveness and the ability to step into the life we were made for. Then … Continue reading with some folks.
so I had this great afternoon yesterday. It's kind of a long story but is real good so I'm going to try to abbreviate it for you. In the beginning... I was at the boys and girls club watching one good thing happen, while getting texts about good things happening at the New Image Youth … Continue reading blood that is red
There is one interesting sentence tucked into perhaps the most important section of the most important story of all time. It comes after Jesus' resurrection and before is ascension (that's when he floats up and away, and tells us he'll come back). The sentence is interesting as much for what it doesn't say as for … Continue reading life beyond death.
that phrase has become a real hopeful one for me. it comes to mind when I find myself trying something and I'm not sure how it will turn out, "you never know." Lately I've found myself in that situation with greater and greater frequency; but it feels like a more and more hopeful place to … Continue reading you never know