Is. 35:1-10
Ps. 146:5-10
James 5:7-10
Mt. 11:2-11

Sometimes I like to read large chunks of Scripture and then just sit back an listen to what comes. I find that when I do this with a variety of passages, I don’t get lost and entangled in the details as much as I do when I’m focusing on a small […]

I feel like I’m surrounded by pain and heartache right now - in my family (my siblings), with my neighbors, in my city, in my state - it’s all feeling very heavy in my soul right now.
The shootings in Denver and Colorado Springs just add to that weight. I hurt for the families affected […]

Ps. 72:1-7, 18-19
Ro. 15:4-13
(Is. 11:1-10, Mt. 3:1-12)

Romans 15
“through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we have hope” This encouragement and hope should lead us to live in harmony with one another, the way Christ accords, in order that we may have one voice to glorify God BECAUSE Christ became a servant to confirm […]

Mt. 24:36-44
Is. 11:1-10

A shoot rising from a stump - life springing from death. God is constantly breathing life into dead bones all around us. Part of the alertness and active longing we should be experiencing this season involves actively and intentionally watching for the dead stumps where God is springing forth life-giving shoots and join […]

Mt. 24:36-44
I’m enjoying reflecting on the second coming parallel this season. I think I had forgotten the importance of anticipating Christ’s return and restoration of all things. I was smacked in the face with this when a neighbor knocked on my door on Tuesday, bloody from head to toes. She had just been beaten […]