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Known and loved

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. A guy in a suit and tie walks into a bar; everyone in the place turns…

Living My Faith

Even for me?

One of Satan’s biggest lies is to try to convince people that Jesus is not for people like them. They know what Jesus did,…

Living My Faith

Progress & perfection

Do you think God’s happy when you’re making progress but not yet perfect? Consider that question as you listen to Paul: “Brothers and sisters,…

Friends & Family

When you’ve been hacked

On Facebook it’s easy to tell when your friend’s account has been hacked. You go from seeing family photos and funny stories to being…

Social Issues

Stop looking for a savior

Elon Musk just bought Twitter. Some are decrying this development because they don’t like a billionaire having so much control over this app. Others…

Living My Faith

Getting fit

Have you ever thought about the ways in which exercising and spending time with Jesus are similar? On the surface, your fitness goals and…

Living My Faith

Don’t lose your Easter joy

Have you noticed secular society largely ignores Easter? I suppose if you don’t believe in Jesus, there’s no reason to celebrate him rising from…

Life’s Challenges

How I came to (a deeper) faith in Jesus

I inherited Christianity. That is to say, I was raised in a Christian household, went to Sunday worship, and attended Christian schools. My life…

Friends & Family

A place for lost sheep

Is there a place in your heart for lost sheep? They’ll return if we don’t give up on them, if reclaiming them is our…

Living My Faith

“You suck”

My son, husband, and I were listening to a presentation by a mental performance coach. He invited a dozen high school football players to…

Living My Faith

Truth and consequences

Pilate then went back inside the palace, summoned Jesus and asked him, “Are you the king of the Jews?”  Jesus said, “My kingdom is…

Life’s Challenges

Hold on to the reality of hope

The war in Ukraine adds one more item on our two-year list of collective crises. There is no need for me to rehash all…