Family 2

“Both the One who makes people holy and those who are made holy are of the same family. So Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers and sisters.” Hebrews 2:11   It’s hard to believe that we are of the

Breathe

Breathe

Breathe. That’s what I hear.  Breathe. What time is it?  December? Time to wrap and shop and write and stamp and buy and bake and remember. Remember. Remember the night. The mother’s howl. The Baby’s cry. The smell of hay.

Consecration

Consecration

“As you come to Him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to Him— you also, like living stones, are being built into a temple of the Spirit to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable

humbleness

humbleness

“He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them His way.” Psalm 25:13 “Take my yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.”

The image of God

The image of God

“So God created human beings in His own image. In the image of God He created them; male and female He created them.”  Genesis 1:27 Sacred Worth.  People, all people, have sacred worth.  This is not contingent upon their actions,

A Holy Lent

A Holy Lent

“In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord, high and exalted, seated on a throne; and the train of His robe filled the temple. Above Him were seraphim, each with six wings: With two wings they covered

Thirsty? Come.

Thirsty? Come.

‘The Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” And let the one who hears say, “Come!” Let the one who is thirsty come; and let the one who wishes take the free gift of the water of life.’ Revelation 22:17 Thirsty?

Not a religion.

Not a religion.

Jesus is not a religion. When someone asks, “What religion do you follow?” I mostly reply that I am a Christian. But Christianity is not, nor was  it ever meant to be, a religion. Now this is not to say that

Only Jesus

“For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. For it is written:  “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise; the intelligence of the

Wind & Fire

“When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. They saw what seemed to