I wonder: which of those two projects — displaying the love of Jesus or taking a summer vacation — has cost me more?Read More
It’s easy for me to get frustrated with my son’s propensity to stumble through life oblivious to things I think are important. But a little somber reflection leads me to realize what a little boy I must seem to my heavenly Father, and how endlessly patient he is with me.Read More
It’s true that sometimes God makes grand entrances. Sometimes he wants our attention and demands our respect ... But often Jesus slips in unannounced, content to give us his presence without giving us awareness, and we wake up to hearts burning within us.Read More
In Israel’s infancy, God gave Moses rules and boundaries. He was heavy on protection and providence. But Jesus struck a different tone. Jesus seemed more interested in leading than controlling; he celebrated love more than obedience.Read More
I think this is part of what it means to be in community that inspires shalom. In my church small group, I get to be part of an uncommon group of uncommonly loving people. For that, I’m grateful.
And so is my daughter.Read More
I have been quick to share Zach’s mountaintop glory with anyone who will listen, but am I quick to share my Father’s glory?Read More