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The Meaning of the Manger

The Meaning of the Manger

Christmas seasons come and go. Everyone is scurrying about with travel, shopping, cooking, attending gatherings, and so many other activities. Even our church activities can be filled up with concerts, plays, and services. As I sit here reflecting on this Christmas...

Why More Than Ever, We Need God in Our Schools

Why More Than Ever, We Need God in Our Schools

I am writing this post on the eve of the tragic and horrific school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. As the nation mourns over this small town, we all ask ourselves over and over again, "why?". As we grapple with our emotions, the numbness of this senseless act, and how...

How to Study the Bible

How to Study the Bible

Have you ever picked up your Bible and thought, "How do I begin really digging into this book?" I know during my early years of attempting to study God's Word, I was often frustrated and left with a sense of being completely lost and overwhelmed. Finally, I learned...

STIR THE WATER

STIR THE WATER

Recently I was watching The Chosen series Season 2, Episode 4, the scene tells the miracle of Jesus healing the paralytic man at the pool of Bethesda. The scene is poignant as Jesus kneels down in front of the man and asks him if he wants to be healed. This is found...

Where’s Your Voice?

Where’s Your Voice?

Have you noticed how the narrative everywhere is calling for ALL people to "buy-in" to a certain narrative regarding gender identification? It's as if this topic has exploded into major headlines everywhere. Even in the questioning of a supreme court justice potential...

Who’s Got Your Back?

Who’s Got Your Back?

Recently, I was teaching my Bible study group and we were discussing the Armor of God in Ephesians 6. As we went through the different parts of the full armor, we covered the four items we wear, the helmet of salvation, the breastplate of righteousness, the belt of...

Get Up, Get Busy, & Get Going!

Get Up, Get Busy, & Get Going!

Do you ever need a kick-start in life? I think at some point we all need a reminder to get going. Life and stress can cause us to lose our way and our momentum. Now, whether you follow the Bible or not, this story reaches across all lines of religion and truly...

Enlarge Your Tent & Claim Your Territory!

Enlarge Your Tent & Claim Your Territory!

A dear friend of mine and I were recently having one of those great, in-depth conversations. I was telling her how the Lord was impressing upon me to stand my ground and to claim my territory for the Kingdom. As the principalities of darkness love to sneak in and...

RE-set, RE-flect, & RE-solve for 2022

RE-set, RE-flect, & RE-solve for 2022

Yep, it's that time of year when many people decide that it's time to make some changes, set goals, and start fresh. Truly, any time of year is a good time to do these things but there is something great about a new year, your new, fresh calendar, and new challenges...

The Day Before Christmas Blessing #5

The Day Before Christmas Blessing #5

We have arrived at the blessed Christmas Eve - THE reason for the season and that is Christ our Lord. This week I have been sharing Christmas blessing stories in the hopes to provide others with joy and purpose. God gives each of us stories and wants us to share them....