As we have been looking into being freed in Christ we have slowly been working towards the key to freedom. God sent his Son to provide grace which is the key to escaping the bondage of sin. This grace was not an easy burden for Jesus to carry. He had to endure much and took … Read more Grace and Freedom
For the last 48 days we have been working to increase our passion in our faith. We have looked at many aspects such as prayer, church, relationships and our own personal relationships. When we boil it all down passion for Jesus needs to flow from our relation ship with God himself. How we see Him … Read more Passion in your Relationship with God
Don’t be fooled. There is a choice to make in this life. Don’t let anyone try to convince you that there are many roads to God. In fact, the truth is there are many roads to hell. But there is only on way to God. Jesus said “I am the way, the truth, and the … Read more Don’t be Fooled
Have you every jumped in someone’s car to a smell that almost immediately makes you roll down the window even in mid winter? Something is just not fresh. You look around and the car itself isn’t that dirty but something has clung unto the fabric and is there to stay. Maybe the owner has tried … Read more Fresh Faith: Smell like Christ
Katharine Clifton (played by Kristin Scott Thomas, from The English Patient): My darling. I’m waiting for you. How long is the day in the dark? Or a week? The fire is gone, and I’m horribly cold. I really should drag myself outside but then there’d be the sun. I’m afraid I waste the light on … Read more Rich with Lovers
No. Not bear (growling animal) fruit. That would look like this. No. As fun as that is, today, I get to bear fruit. Patience fruit. I am a budding tree and this is the spring of my seasons. The time for flowers and growth and fruit. There are several fruits of the Spirit. Love, joy, … Read more Bear Fruit
by Martha Maggio aka Crafty B/poopiemcgoo 🙂 I really hate holidays. As a recovering food addict and post-surgery weight loss patient, I really deep-down hate holidays. Food-centric, contortions of celebration. Self-righteous self-indulgence. Every shred of meaning gets licked off the dish of holiness. Holidays hold no restraint or significance; they’re orgies, not feasts. Birthdays, Valentine’s, … Read more Bah, Easter!
A few years ago, when we moved to the city we are currently living in, my family and I went church shopping. We tried several new churches, trying to find the perfect one. (Ha!) We weren’t just looking because we moved though. We had been looking for a new church since we left our old … Read more Image Barer <Yes, I meant to spell it that way!
News flash: I’m not perfect! But I’m trying. Two years ago, chilly morning, I was the door-greeter at my daughter’s school. Glamorous, I know. The music teacher asked for volunteers and I supervised drop-off for before-school choir and band rehearsal. (*Most Interesting Man in the World: I don’t always add that many hyphens to paragraphs, … Read more Jesus (I’m Not) Christ: I don’t do feet.