Tag: Christ

God’s Gym: Working Out Depression

  Suicide doesn’t water down my faith with flowery prose about God. I take my doubts to the mat and wrestle with who I believe Him to be. Depression is the resistance between my will and Yours being done. Sacrifice, daily dripping with sweat,…

Dogged by Cynisim: Loving People More Deeply

John 15 The Message (MSG) 11-15 “I’ve told you these things for a purpose: that my joy might be your joy, and your joy wholly mature. This is my command: Love one another the way I loved you. This is the very best way to…

Promotion: Crossing the Line of What Ifs

2 Corinthians 3:2 You are our letter, written in our hearts, known and read by all men; 3being manifested that you are a letter of Christ, cared for by us, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on…

The Juxtapositions of Christ

I dance where there is no music, I sing when there is no song, I cry out when there are no words, and… I am silent when the world is shouting out! I heal when there is no medicine, I carry your burdens when…

I Have Never Been Stranded on Mars, but if I were . . .

“At some point, everything’s gonna go south on you and you’re going to say, this is it. This is how I end. Now you can either accept that, or you can get to work. That’s all it is. You just begin. You do the…

Good morning Lord

Matthew 25:20 And he who had received the five talents came forward, bringing five talents more, saying, ‘Master, you delivered to me five talents; here I have made five talents more.’ Father, I raise my hands to you. Thank you for Daniel and Natalie…

Would You Walk Through The Door?

Philippians1:29For to you it has been granted for Christ’s sake, not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake, 30experiencing the same conflict which you saw in me, and now hear to be in me.   You stand in a…

Repentence Leads to Paradise

Luke 23:39-43One of the criminals who were hanged there was hurling abuse at Him, saying, “Are You not the Christ? Save Yourself and us!” 40But the other answered, and rebuking him said, “Do you not even fear God, since you are under the same…

The Frangrence of Triumph

2 Corinthians 2:14But thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and manifests through us the sweet aroma of the knowledge of Him in every place. 15For we are a fragrance of Christ to God among those who are being…

Fireworks on Easter!: Celebrating Our Freedom in Christ

Galatians 5:1 It was for freedom that Christ set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery. “We should have fireworks on Easter!” A friend declared as we discussed Colossians on Sunday. We all laughed,…

I Don’t Know What My Life Will Be Like Tomorrow

James 4:14Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away. 15Instead, you ought to say, “If the Lord wills, we will live and also do this…

Anniversary Letter

Your life touches mine. We aren’t separate, we aren’t isolated, and your story matters to me and so many others. . .

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