One Body

This last week, I spent time with a group that I have been a part of for 16 years.  This group is made up of many Christian tribes.  We worship in different ways.  We pray differently.  Some raise their hands, some speak in tongues.  There are Baptist, Catholic,...

Stones

Stephen knew his death was probable. Yet he testified of Jesus. He knew that those who listened hated him, yet he loved them anyway. For Stephen, death was only a transition to eternal life with Jesus. Stephen would be stoned to death, yet he knew more than those...

Anointing

Anointing someone is a very beautiful act. In the time of David, to anoint was to claim healing and good health on them. Anointing was a sign of love. Anointing is an intimate act. It requires touching. It says, “you are special and loved”. When God anoints someone,...

The Creation

In Beginning God.  These are the first words of the story of our creation. These words point out that God devised it, designed it, performed it, and still maintains it.  This story of the beginning is not over.  We are a part of it!  When God spoke creation into...

Middle C

I was reading about “Middle C” the other day. It seems that depending on who you ask, the sound of that “note” changes. Unlike God, we try to change everything, yet never really do. You see, when we “change things,” we are really only redefining what already is. We...

Assurance

There are many times in life that seem futile. It seems that we are at a loss for what to do, or even the strength to do it. To be honest, I am there now. But the one thing I cling on to, the one thing I know for certain is that He has me. One of my favorite songs is...