Not their weapons!

Not their weapons!

Wars, both past and present, have employed it, or at least convened to discuss it. The ‘it’ I’m referring to is a ceasefire. I’d like to propose, to all who are currently ‘firing,’ that we engage in a 24-hour ceasefire. The ‘firing’ I’m thinking of is the unusual...
No more rehearsing and nursing a part

No more rehearsing and nursing a part

Jesus has now returned to his Father. The disciples are experiencing power outbreaks of the Kingdom. In particular, where we pick up this story, they’ve just brought healing to a man who’s been paralyzed since his birth over 40 years ago. As you read this Bible story,...
I Love to Tell the Story

I Love to Tell the Story

There was a liar. Then, a cheat, an adulterer, a foreigner, a prostitute, a rebel, a blasphemer, a braggart . . . This is the line-up of Jesus’ ancestors. A motley bunch to say the least! More, these sparkling examples of society’s finest were God-seen, God-loved,...
Up, Up, and Away!

Up, Up, and Away!

“Just when the caterpillar thought life was over, it became a butterfly.” I was powerfully impacted the first time I saw this saying written on a ceramic plaque, but, at the time, without knowing why. Now I know that it was for today’s note. I wonder if the...
A Note from Pastor DON:

A Note from Pastor DON:

As the days move steadily onward in this season leading to Jesus’ sacrifice, the cruel, inevitable events get ominously closer for him. At the very same time, we find ourselves making our way through a Prayer Journey where the Father’s rescuing, unstoppable love for...