We live in a culture that is toxic to leadership and personal relationships. There are plenty of terrible news stories to make us lose hope. Paul reminds us that God…

Give Thanks

June 10, 2018
The psalmist offers thanksgiving for God’s faithful love, protection in times of trouble, and steadfast presence. We can give thanks for God’s care for us in times of trial and…
Simple living as a Christian involves obedience to commands we have been given. One of those is to keep sabbath. We keep sabbath to rest, just as God rested. We…

Our Forever Home

May 27, 2018
Our adoption as heirs with Christ and children of God means we have a 'forever home'. We have an Abba (Father) - a relationship that is both intimate and calls…
We live in Romans 8. We live in moments where we cry out for God's help, struggling to pray as we should. But the Spirit prays for us, transforming our…

Over All Things

May 13, 2018
Jesus shows by his life, death, and resurrection how we are to exercise power - with humility, gentleness, and love.
The Spirit surprised the church in Acts by sending the Spirit upon the Gentiles. Time and again the church has been surprised by the Spirit's call to those we didn't…

Fed by the Vine

April 29, 2018
Connected to Jesus we are meant to be productive. God prunes so we will bear much fruit.

Shepherd’s Care

April 22, 2018
We need the Good Shepherd to lead us, nurture us, heal us and protect us. We learn his voice as we follow him into the new life of the resurrection.
Peter and John were called before the religious leaders to answer for healing a man. The man's healing was so miraculous that thousands heard Peter preach and point to the…