Of Palm Sunday…

Matthew 21:1-11 Common English Bible (CEB) Entry into Jerusalem 21 When they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus gave two disciples a task. 2 He said to them, “Go into the village over there. As soon as you enter, you will find a...

Of a Week that is Holy…

This is Holy Week, a time when we are Christ-followers specifically remember the events of the final week of Jesus’ life.  This is a week in which we focus deeply on Christ’s faithfulness and love for us, the depravity and pain of sin, the sacrifice of the...

Of Praying for Parkland…

For the third time in as many years, I am writing an entry on this blog crying out to God for help, strength, and healing following tragic shootings.  In May of 2016 we cried out to God in the wake of the shooting in Orlando; in October of 2017 we cried out to God in...

Of Listening to Jesus…

Mark 9:2-13 2 Six days later Jesus took Peter, James, and John, and brought them to the top of a very high mountain where they were alone. He was transformed in front of them,3 and his clothes were amazingly bright, brighter than if they had been bleached white....

Of Praying for Our Family(ies)…

Today I am praying for us as a spiritual family and for all of us as we are set in our own families – however they are constructed or we acknowledge them to be… “Eternal God, our creator, you set us to live in families. We commend to your care all...