Enough to Go Around

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was always enough to go around?  Enough time, enough money, enough patience.  The list goes on and one.  We live in a finite world where there are limited resources on everything.  We also live in a world created by a limitless God.  A gracious, compassionate God who will always […]

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Jonah Gets a Groundhogs Day

Beep…Beep…Beep…It’s Groundhogs Day!  In the iconic 1993 movie, Bill Murray finds himself living the same day over and over again.  What would it be like if you too could relive a day?  What would you do with a fresh restart?  This is where Jonah finds himself as he steps out of the fish.  God presents […]

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When Fish Attack

Have you ever stopped to wonder how Jonah processed through his experience?  He didn’t know his own story.  He was living it as it unfolded.  What was going through his mind as the fish opened up its massive jaws? As we turn the corner into Jonah 2 this week, we receive a few more important […]

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Relentless Pursuit

We all love a good fish tale…it’s was thissssss big!  Of course, there’s no better fish tale than the story of Jonah.  Who doesn’t love hearing about guy running from God, guy getting eaten by huge fish, guy getting spit up on shore so that he can do what God originally told him to do?  […]

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Would You Say Grace?

Have you ever known something and yet can’t explain it?  You feel familiar with the concept and yet the words won’t come when you’re asked what it is.  For many of us, that’s how we feel about grace.  It’s a well-known and highly discussed biblical topic and yet one that we can’t always verbalize.  We […]

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Being the Church

As we start a new year, our minds usually go to the new us we want to become in the coming months.  But as we start this new year, what if our minds were also to go to the church Christ has called us to be?  What does it look like to be the church […]

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Joy & Love

“Joy to the World, the Lord is come!” We sing it every year but what does it mean?  What does joy look like today?  Is it just a happy feeling or is it something more?  Joy and love came that first Christmas and now we light the advent candles of joy and love each year.  But […]

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Hope & Peace

Each Advent season, we light the candles of Hope and Peace.  We hear a lot about these topics from the world at Christmas.  “I hope I get what I want for Christmas” and “Let there be peace on earth this Christmas.”  But what really do these topics have to do with Christmas, with Jesus’ birth […]

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Yielding to the Throne

Go go go, rush rush rush…it’s that time of year again.  If we’re being honest, it’s that “time” of year all year for many of us. Our lives are defined by going and doing.  We assess ourselves in how busy we are and how productive we have been.  Yet as we look one last time […]

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