Posts tagged “Faith”
You don’t know what you don’t know
My almost 18-year-old son is working with a contractor for the summer, mostly landscaping. When he asked if I wanted to make the front…
Have you seen that “awareness test” on YouTube with millions of views? Two teams of basketball players shuffle around amongst each other in a…
I’m confident in this
I’m not an overly confident person. I’m not the type to assume that everything will go well or according to plan. I’m not confident…
Resting is a work of faith
Give a one-year-old a toy drum and that child will keep banging. Nonstop. Until Mom or Dad can’t take it anymore and attempt to…
Hope From Israel: Where Is God’s Grace in Your Life?
Pastor Mike was in Israel right before the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the entire third series of Pastor Mike’s Israel devotions from this past week, as he helps us see God’s powerful grace in our lives.
Hope From Israel: Good News Just for You
When you feel like your faith isn’t where it should be, remember who Jesus’ good news is for. Pastor Mike was in Israel right before the COVID-19 pandemic. Here at the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth, Pastor Mike reminds us of who Jesus came to save.
Hope From Israel: What if I’ve Denied Jesus?
Have you ever denied Jesus? with your words? actions? inactions? If so, the apostle Peter can teach you a lesson. Pastor Mike was in Israel right before the COVID-19 pandemic. Here at the Church of Saint Peter in Gallicantu in Jerusalem, Pastor Mike reminds us of the encouraging story of Peter and his denial of Jesus.
Trust the catcher
Circus performers describe a very special relationship between trapeze artists. One of the performers releases from his trapeze, leaving it behind. He twists up…
For too many years I was content with an inconsistent relationship with God. His commitment to me never faltered, but my commitment to him…
Hope From Israel: How to Satisfy Your Soul
Instead of spending your life building something impressive to get to the presence of God, remember that Jesus just gives it. Pastor Mike was in Israel right before the COVID-19 pandemic. Here at Caesarea Maritima, on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, Pastor Mike reminds us how our souls can be satisfied.
There is no grace fatigue
Sometimes consuming religious material is like eating a bowl of Wheat flakes. You know it’s good for you, but there is no snap, crackle,…
Hope From Israel: How to Walk in Jesus’ Footsteps
When you worship, God doesn’t want you just to go through the motions. Pastor Mike was in Israel right before the COVID-19 pandemic. Here at the Southern Steps that led to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, Pastor Mike shows us how these steps teach us to stay focused.