Present Tense

We do not often think about how much freedom we gain by living in the now. What we know is that now holds the past, present, and future all-in-one. We find it easy to refer back to the past because we like to remind ourselves how far we’ve come and

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Sacrificing Freedom

Isaiah 39:5-8 “Then Isaiah said to Hezekiah, ‘Hear the word of the Lord Almighty: The time will surely come when everything in your palace, and all that your predecessors have stored up until this day, will be carried off to Babylon. Nothing will be left, says the Lord. And some

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2 Years and 40 Days

Christ did an amazing job of finishing well His time here on Earth. He knew He was on the clock and there was much to be accomplished in a short amount of time. Two years. Approximately two years was all He had. Two years to leave the greatest impression of love,

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Insomnia

Insomnia (Upcoming Series Aug. 30th – Sept. 20th) I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety.  Psalm 4:8 Insomnia or sleeplessness is a sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or stay asleep as long as desired.  So…

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What happens to people who commit suicide?

Suicide…  It is horrifying, hurtful and heartbreaking.  And unfortunately, suicide affects Christian families as regularly as it does non-Christian ones.  Believers and unbelievers both take their own lives. There are, several accounts of suicide in the Bible, the most well known being King Saul (1 Samuel 31:2-5) and Judas (Matthew 27:3-5). Others are Abimelech (Judges

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A Legacy of Doubt

The Disciples: we’ve heard their names, we know there are 12, and we could even name a few of them from memory. They were a rare breed, dropping their fishing nets, etc. and following a radically different rabbi. We can assume they each lived with a bit of wild abandon

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Hello My Name Is

One of the first things Amanda (my wife) and I did when we found out she was pregnant for the first time, was go out and buy a “Baby Name Book”.  Looking back, it seems kind of weird.  After all we knew tons of names and you would think we

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