I’m not going to lie - finding joy during 2020 was difficult for me. I suspect many of you may have found that challenging…
Tag: Jesus Christ
The Snake Still Slithers
While America watched the horrors at our United States Capitol building on January 6, 2021, hurting and crying over the awful scenes unfolding on…
Fruitfulness through Faithfulness
I have found Psalm 1 to be a guiding principle in my life and ministry; it speaks to my theology and character as a…
The Surprising Call to Gentleness
Gentleness isn’t weakness; it’s strength with a sense of humor.
A Prayer for Learners
You do not need to learn us; but we need to learn your ways. We want to be learners of your Way – the Truth of Life.
Doubts & the Mission of Jesus
Jesus saw them. He sent them. They were still part of his team, his flock, his people. Their doubts did not exclude them from the mission.
Michelle Bauer ~ Healed with Compassion
One Sabbath, when Jesus went to eat in the house of a prominent Pharisee, he was being carefully watched. There in front of him…
James Petticrew ~ Squeezing Jesus Out of the Church
“When Christ is squeezed from the Body of Christ by our own priorities and agenda as a congregation or through our busyness as leaders or disciples, what is left is little more than a corpse masquerading as a church.”
Otis T. McMillan ~ Engaging with Today Like Jesus
“Today, patience is one of the greatest gifts we can give others.”
Aaron Perry ~ Desire and Duty in Everyday Life: The Narrative of Ethics
“There is membership not in what is owed to ourselves, but in what is owed to Christ because we are now in him.”