As we pray for our country and our leaders this July 4th, may we pray for them as individuals as well as in their official capacity. As we give thanks for our freedom, may our prayers include freedom for all peoples.
Granted, Peter saw the storm and began to sink. But I don’t think Peter ever said, “If only I hadn’t gotten out of the boat.” I think the other disciples look back and said, “What if I had?”
Heading out to the lake, woods, or campground this 4th of July weekend? In case you don’t make it to church, take this Worship to Go service with you.
I think our souls are like the ocean. There is a vastness to us that defies our understanding. An eternity, that at the same time, seems to have its limits. […]
Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore, love is the fulfilling of the law. – Romans 13:10
As I sit unrepentant in my sin, it’s hard to be joyful.
In the depths of depression, my mind must fight against my own mind. I must continually remind myself that God is good; God is near; God loves me.
Have you wondered what it’s like to be me?
I believe in fiscal responsibility, but I don’t think my fiduciary responsibility in the Church is the same as if I were serving on a board.
I could see him taking it all in, processing the familiarity, while at the same time reconfiguring its understanding with a year’s worth of distance and new experiences.