Welcome Home – All In

This week heaven welcomed home a man who embodied what it meant to have an all in relationship with God. When I think of heaven I return to Randy Alcorn’s artistic vision of heaven, where we arrive through from this world into the next into a ‘birthing room’. There we are met by people who … Read more

Ruth – All In

After hearing my pastor preach on this section of Ruth yesterday, it fit right into the all in relationship that we are called to live. Ruth was from a foreign land she was not an Israelite but had married into an Israelite family. When her husband died she could have left like her sister-in-law back … Read more

Overflow – All In

Dams are amazing feats of construction. To stop water flow and constrict it so that energy can be made, and land below can be used is awe inspiring. When water levels are low we can see a trickle coming through the dam. But in times of massive rainfalls when they open the flood gates to … Read more

Empty Works? – All In

Have you ever tried to move a car that was empty of gas? Throw it in neutral and push. You may be able to get it far if the road is flat, really far if it is downhill but there is no way you would get uphill. Trying to get close to God through works … Read more

Your a Masterpiece – All In

We talked the other day about exposing sin for what it truly is. The driving force behind all that is perverse in this world. It is what keeps us from connecting with the creator whose desire is to have a relationship with us. We all have ingrained in us a yearning for this relationship, yet … Read more

Hand Sanitizer or Vaccine – All In

I read a while back about a little girl I had no connection with who has been missing for two days, her face and story was plaster all over social media, she had been found dead, disagreed like someone’s trash. The wave of emotions that enveloped me I can not even describe. What is wrong … Read more

Rely on God, Good Times and Bad – All In

To go all in with our relationship with God is to also rely on him as well. Not just when things are going really bad and you need his help to get out of a situation that is out of your control. When life is giving you everything you could ever desire we need to … Read more

Kaleidoscope

I often reflect on the puzzle of that which is the human race; scattered pieces of discontent and distraction. We spend an immense amount of time wishing and hoping, but never taking ownership over our part in it all. It’s taken me a lifetime to realize that our circumstances are always a direct reflection, or … Read more

Passion in your Relationship with God

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

Exposed Nakedness

A story is told of an old couple going for a car ride. They had been together all their lives, Now at teenage romance married right out of high school. Now at 67 the wife looked over at her husband from the far side of the passenger seat and asked, “Honey, remember when we were … Read more