Taking Jesus literally

I thought of Jesus. I thought of the people He hung around with. I thought of the homeless, the sick, weary, and hungry. I thought of children in Haiti, Kenya, Somalia - I thought of children in the streets downtown.


Mary, Martha, & Myrtle

If you don't know the story of Mary and Martha, I'll fill you in but I encourage you to read it for yourself in Matthew 26:6-13, Mark 14:3-9, Luke 10:38-42, or John 11:17-45; 12:1-11. Mary and Martha are sisters who showed hospitality to Jesus and his disciples. Mary was a go with the flow, easy-going,… Continue reading Mary, Martha, & Myrtle


Oh be careful little mouth what you say…

He proclaimed the joy that would flood Heaven over one person. The person, like you and me, who needs a savior. The person who has stumbled, fallen, rejected, manipulated, and seemed to be so far away - we'd never be accepted.


When the Church Hurts

Chances are you've been to church before. Whether it's been one time or you go every Sunday and Wednesday. If you've never been to church, you definitely know someone who does go or used to. A piece of advice given to me when I first started church a few years ago: Just because someone hurts… Continue reading When the Church Hurts