Follow Me

Follow Me Donna Schaper January 18, 2018   “After this he went out and saw a tax collector named Levi, sitting at the tax booth; and he said to him, ‘Follow me.’ And he got up, left everything, and followed him.” – Luke 5:27-32   The W-2 forms are filling up the mailboxes. The IRS

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Truth and Power

Truth and Power Kaji Douša January 16, 2018   “As Samuel turned to leave, Saul caught hold of the hem of his robe, and it tore.” – 1 Sam 15:27   He was there for the inauguration, standing before him for the prayer service. He anointed him King before his people. Sure, he had his

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You Can Keep Your Cheap Gratitude

You Can Keep Your Cheap Gratitude Lillian Daniel January 15, 2018   “Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with thanksgiving.” – Colossians 4:2   Have you ever noticed that the authors of gratitude books have pretty awesome lives? Their literary little offspring are always saying cute things about God and life that make

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Holy Spirit Who?

Holy Spirit Who? Matthew Laney January 14, 2018   Paul passed through the interior regions and came to Ephesus, where he found some disciples. He said to them, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you became believers?” They replied, “No, we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit.” – Acts 19:1-7

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Evolve

Evolve Quinn G. Caldwell January 12, 2018   “In the first book…I wrote about all that Jesus did and taught from the beginning until the day when he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles…” – Acts 1:1-5   At some point, Disciples turn into Apostles. In

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Say By Letter and Do When Present

Say By Letter and Do When Present Jennifer Brownell January 11, 2018   For they say, “His letters are weighty and strong, but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech contemptible.” Let such people understand that what we say by letter when absent, we will also do when present. – 2 Corinthians 10:10-11  

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The Reveal

The Reveal Quinn G. Caldwell January 10, 2018   “The next day [John] saw Jesus coming toward him and declared, “Here is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!  This is he of whom I said, ‘After me comes a man who ranks ahead of me because he was before

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Sibling Empathy

Sibling Empathy Mary Luti January 9, 2018   “He was made like his siblings in every way, so that he might become a merciful high priest… For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses…”  Hebrews 2:17, 4:15   When my mother turned ninety, she entered her funeral

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