Posts tagged “Grace”
The water always wins
I would like to revisit an expression I heard when I was watching coverage of hurricanes Harvey and Irma: “The water always wins.” Meteorologists…
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…
How can I trust God with everything going on right now?
Are you someone who’s skeptical of God right now? Maybe you catch the news and wonder how he could allow all the messes we’re…
If you want your financial situation improved, waiting around for someone else to give you a ton of money just isn’t a very good…
Cancel culture. A few years ago, I didn’t even know those words could be combined in a way that would make sense. Now, I…
You’ve got God’s phone number
Last year J. J. Watt, an NFL football player, made news when he gave out his phone number and invited people to connect with…
What’s it like to be right all the time?
I don’t know about you, but I’m right all the time. If you and I have a difference of opinion, there’s just no question…
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.
Hope From Israel: Are You Worthy of God’s Love?
If you know you’re not worthy of God’s love, Pastor Mike says, “Good. You got it right.” Pastor Mike was in Israel right before the COVID-19 pandemic. Here at Magdala in Galilee, Pastor Mike reminds us of Jesus’ love for us.
Not the same
Since 2013, I’ve worked as an elderly companion. While caring for my first client, I met a lively British lady who lived through WWII….