Oozers of Hope

November 27, 2022
God, in His infinite mercy, has unfailingly provided abundant doses of hope to his often-erring, wayward, distracted people, through the voices of His attentive, obedient servants.  Even the bleakest of times…

An Embarrassment of Riches

November 20, 2022
We live in the ‘time between the times,’ the Now and the Not Yet,’ the ‘here and the still arriving;’ all these descriptions of our day swirling with mystery and…

The Spirit’s Impact

November 13, 2022
In the weeks and months following Pentecost there was, in the hearts of the disciples, a hyper-tangible sense of the realness, the immediacy, of the inside-of-them, superpower in the person…
Jesus’ disciples, if they experienced anything in their time with their Savior-friend, Jesus, it was being overwhelmed. Surely, by the end of that traumatic week in Jerusalem during the Feast…

Dimensions of Glory

October 30, 2022
Jesus’ miracles kept the disciples’ heads spinning: water, now wine, the blind, now seeing, Peter’s mother-in-law, bed-ridden, now preparing a meal for everyone, life-threatening swells, now a placid lake, an…

The WORD Now, as Then

October 23, 2022
We are those who live in this world but who have citizenship in another. We are aliens, a people of another realm, another authority, another power. Our life in Christ…

Prayer Samplings

October 16, 2022
Before technology became ‘the’ way to communicate, face to face exchange and personal, handwritten messages managed to hold an ever-expanding society together for millennia. The spoken word was invaluable. The…

Unparalleled!

October 9, 2022
“Lord, I believe. Help my unbelief!” (Mk. 9:24) One source of encouragement throughout Scripture is the number of times men and women openly express their weakness and confusion and even their…

Joy Now Ours

September 25, 2022
Joy Now Ours It is possible for us to wrongly focus on the person of Jesus. For example, Isaiah refers to him as a man of sorrows, acquainted with grief.…

Jesus Brilliance

September 4, 2022
Our eyes relax in a darkened room without the need to focus but when lights are abruptly brought back up, like after a movie at the theater, we wince with…

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