Monthly Archives: April 2012

Get Your Belly Full

Someone at work asked me about our pastor’s credentials this week, and I thought about it for a minute.  I told them, “he went to college in Minnesota, I think.  Now there’s a paradox for you– A man full of … Continue reading

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A Child’s Grief

The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.  Psalm 34:18 ESV One of my earliest childhood memories happened the summer I turned five.  I had visited my grandparents in another town for a few weeks, … Continue reading

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Beyond Repentance

For thus the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel, has said, “In repentance and rest you will be saved, In quietness and trust is your strength.” But you were not willing… Therefore the LORD longs to be gracious to … Continue reading

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What Kind of Grief

Today I am struggling with the uneasiness of life alone (though not alone) that comes to grieving people a few years post crisis. I can’t call it a midlife crisis because I am a bit older than that, but not … Continue reading

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The Fight of Faith

Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called and about which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.   I charge you in the presence of God, … Continue reading

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The Day After Easter

And it came to pass, that, while they communed together and reasoned, Jesus himself drew near, and went with them. But their eyes were holden, that they should not know Him…. But we had trusted that it had been He … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

I will rescue you from their bondage, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with great judgments.  I will take you as my people and I will be your God.  Then you shall know that I am … Continue reading

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