Every day we make hundreds of little choices. We say yes and no to things as trivial from decaf to espresso, salads to burgers, heels or flats, tie or no […]
The thing about surprises is that they can be good or bad. The point of a surprise is that you don’t know what it is. You may plan to marry someone […]
Why was Jesus born as a baby? The savior of the world born into this world but not able to care for himself. There’s so much that could have come […]
Wealth isn’t everything! In fact, love of money can keep us from God. That is why true wealth can’t be measured with dollar signs. Maybe our generosity is a better […]
It is tough to remind ourselves to be thankful even in the hard times. Often, we want to complain and feel bad for ourselves. We long for others to sympathize […]
Being patient means being able to wait for something without getting angry or upset. It is marked by calmness, composure, and resolve. The biblical picture of patience is even more […]
First and foremost, one of the most prominent themes in the Bible is love. For many people, this is common-sense. Of course, love would be prominent- and many people relate […]
Stories are powerful. Luke 15 contains one of my favorite parables from Jesus. He tells a story about a father and his two sons.
In Matthew 18 Jesus teaches his followers how to handle conflict. He does this through a number of stories and direct teachings.