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Get Ready!

And all things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive.  Matthew 21:22 The other day my daughter played hooky from summer camp so she could “rest” for a sleepover she had scheduled with a friend.  Apparently, swimming is a form of rest to her because it wasn’t long in the day before she was […]

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DREAM CRAZY BIG

This is my daughter’s comforter and one morning while making her bed I read it.  I had read this comforter a million times but on this morning I really read it and the words sunk down deep.  DREAM. CRAZY. BIG.  So there I stood, before this comforter reading three simple words that are so often […]

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Believe: Holy Communion

While they were eating, Jesus took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take and eat; this is my body.  Then he took the cup, gave thanks and offered it to them, saying, “Drink from it all of you.  This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured […]

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Believe: Dish Duty

Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet.  I have set an example that you should do as I have done for you.  John 13:14-15 After the holiday meal has been served and once hungry bellies are full it is nice to sit around the […]

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Believe: Guest of Honor

You must also be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.  Luke 12:40 Holiday gatherings require a lot of preparation and work to ensure your guests have an enjoyable experience.  Prior to the gathering, you spend countless hours preparing the guest list, planning the menu, deciding on […]

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Believe: Light and Free Love

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.  For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.  Matthew 11:28-30 We love […]

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Believe: Everlasting Dominion

He was given authority, glory and sovereign power; all peoples, nations and men of every language worshiped him.  His dominion is an everlasting dominion that will not pass away, and his kingdom is one that will never be destroyed.  Daniel 7:14 When it is close to Christmas Day, nothing is more stressful than waiting on […]

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Believe: Unlimited Gifts

If God is for us, who can be against us?  He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things?  Romans 8:31-32 Have you ever thought you were done shopping for someone and then think of other gifts […]

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Believe: Good Gifts

For by grace you have been saved through faith.  And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.  Ephesians 2:8 One of the best things about Christmas is giving gifts! For some, being the giver of a good gift can […]

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Believe: What Must We Do?

Then they asked him, “What must we do to do the works God requires?”  Jesus answered, “The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent.” John 6:28-29 As a parent of young children who believe in Santa pulling off a magical Christmas morning requires a lot of work.  You have […]

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