Will Covid-19 Change the Church?

Like many, in this time of ‘social distancing,’ my heart longs for connection. It isn’t really a new longing. Feeling like a mis-fit is common for me. But COVID-19 has given me a new appreciation for connectedness. It’s truly helped me understand the beauty of Church in a much deeper way. ‘The church is notContinue reading “Will Covid-19 Change the Church?”

Let’s Look Like Jesus: Servants

As I read my favorite devotion this morning (My Utmost), the question I’ve read every year for over a decade pierced my heart yet again: “Am I willing to be myself and nothing more…” Logic says that’s all any of us can be…but it is seldom how we live.  I don’t like my limitations, myContinue reading “Let’s Look Like Jesus: Servants”

Be A GATE!

The Gate to see God is being: Genuine.  Accepting.  Transparent.  Encouraging. Genuine: Real with God and others.  Pat phrases are not what get us through life! Accepting:  God meets us where we are at but loves us too much to leave us there.  Accepting doesn’t mean there are no ‘rules,’ it means walking alongside untilContinue reading “Be A GATE!”

The Key to a GREAT LIFE!

Sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it?  One thing that assures a life of security, bounty and fruitfulness.  I believe it is true, and I am in good company.  Look at what Solomon–the wisest man who ever lived said after his various attempts at figuring out life: Let us hear the conclusion of theContinue reading “The Key to a GREAT LIFE!”