Posts tagged “Hope”
Sitting with you
This is not what I intended to write. For a month now, I’ve had a topic chosen, and it’s been rattling around my mind…
In a corona world, love like a local
I made the mistake (again) of checking the news today. The headlines (again) were global. “America may be at its most dangerous point.” “Italy…
A little glimpse of God
It’s easy to see the big ways God works in our lives: the plane that lands safely or a loved one recovering from an…
Jesus’ Love, My Life: Let My Love Do the Talking
Why doesn’t God just take his kids out of this broken world? Answer: Because God wants more people to believe and be saved. This is how Jesus closed his epic prayer in John chapter 17, a fact that reminds every Christian of the incredible calling we have to share our Savior with the world.
Coronavirus: The marathon you didn’t sign up for
The Corona 5K officially turned into a marathon. I could almost see the finish line of my 14-day, post-Israel self-quarantine when the news dropped….
Jesus’ Love, My Life: Expect Pushback
Jesus never promised a warm and fuzzy Christian life. Rather, he was honest about hatred, persecution, and even death. Yet Christian persecution is proof of our connection to Christ. So don’t go astray! Let the Holy Spirit remind you of Jesus, whose eternal blessings are worth a lifetime of suffering.
3 words that will change your corona-year fears
I am writing these words while quarantined. My bedroom has become my new office and our basement card table my new work space. Here…
Jesus’ Love, My Life: Love Leads to Action
God wants us all to be “fruitful,” to do good things according to his will. How? By staying connected to Jesus, trusting in God’s “pruning” work, and remembering the love we have received from the Father and the Son.
I’m out of toilet paper. This is ridiculous. I don’t even understand why people are hoarding toilet paper, but now I’m regretting that time…
If we can’t change the past, can we move forward?
My favorite movie of all time is Back to the Future. It tells the story of Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox), who’s a senior…
Jesus’ Love, My Life: Holy Spirit, HELP!
The Holy Spirit often sparks questions and confusion among Christians today. But Jesus’ words, though deep, are clear. The Spirit is our counselor, our teacher, our “reminder,” and our source of peace. This message teaches us to rely on one of Jesus’ greatest gifts, the Holy Spirit.
Our neighbor owns a business, and my daughter has worked for him for the past couple of years. Thanks to him, she learned how…