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?”
Singing the song God placed within you is another way of saying, “Be the Message” God has given you. As believers, our lives are to ring true…the words we say are to be expressed in the way we live. The indwelling Spirit provides the power for this to take place. As Oswald Chambers expresses it:Continue reading “Be the Message”
It astounded me to read a poster on the wall of the Lowe’s Family YMCA in North Carolina that stated their purpose as helping to bring unity to body, mind and spirit. The poster had Christ’s words from His prayer in John 17. Most non-profits began with Christian ideology…few retain those principles. As I reflectedContinue reading “Find Peace by uniting body, mind & spirit”
Eyes that see beauty are a gift from God! We live in an image-crazed world longing to see beauty, to find substance. The selfie craze cries out of hearts trying to find something. But real beauty is a buried treasure one must dig deep to see and enjoy. The Prophet Isaiah spoke of thisContinue reading “Beautiful Body”
Love–like faith–is action! The heartbreaking evil of this week and the anger it generates took me to this old look at love. May we all prayerfully seek the love of God and then let it flow out of our lives. We change the atmosphere by living with a loving attitude. 1 Corinthians 13 show us what trueContinue reading “Love is action”
Too often, we follow the example of Cain, relying on ourselves, promoting our efforts and preferences. The results he produced are ours: the destruction of others and us.