The Creation of Correspondence

Published on Valentine’s Day 2018 This is a powerful love story written long, long ago. I pray you will read it today with fresh eyes. This isn’t about a human love story, it’s about the love story between God and His daughters. This is the very first love note, or correspondence, we see in the…

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The Grass Might be Greener

I grew up hearing the phrase Bloom Where You Are Planted.  As an Army Brat, I was “planted” in lots of homes, schools, and states. I did not have a say in where I was planted. But I could choose to bloom or wither.  Through this process, I began to understand and appreciate the dynamics of…

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Community: Filling in the Blanks

Why do we strive to belong to a community? Take a moment to consider the following fill-in-the-blank worksheet and see how you might best complete these sentences. Do you feel more safe when you’re in community? More accepted?  Maybe you filled some of these blanks with the following words: Community, Family, Friends, My Spouse, My…

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Body Building

Is salvation enough? It’s really not a trick question.  Once saved, you have the key to the kingdom. You know where you will be in eternity.  As Christians, we diligently pray and work to spread the gospel, for the purpose of salvation.  With each salvation, we add another person to the body of Christ.  But…

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Peace in Pieces

    If you’ve said The Lord’s Prayer lately, you’ve recommitted yourself to seeking God’s will and bringing His Kingdom to earth, as it is in heaven. Have you taken a few minutes to consider what that might look like? When we, as Christians, set out to build the Kingdom of God here on earth,…

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