Ecclesiastes tells us that there is a time to weep and a time to mourn. Because of the love of Christ, there is also a time to hope. RIP, Dad. You will be missed.
This is Paul's beautifully logical message of illogical hope that he offers to each and everyone of us this day: If we have faith in Christ, in the midst of our suffering, there is hope.
Friends - The power behind us is indeed greater than any challenge that is set before us! My prayer for us this week is that we may all go forth and kick the metaphorical rooster!
Thomas had more faith than many of us realize. It makes sense that he would have questions. Questions bring us closer to God. Sometimes, it takes a personal experience with Christ in order to spark faith.
It is always a tragedy when a sacred space is destroyed. This Holy Week, we remember Notre Dame, the people of Paris, St. Landry Parish, and all who mourn. Our hearts long for the resurrection of an Easter morning.
Little dogs can teach us big lessons about faith and God's love!
After my mission trip, I was inspired by the words of Christ. I still did not know why I was born with the congenital cataracts that caused my disability, but I decided that it wasn't the why that mattered. It was what I did with my life.
True Confession: I love the show Hoarders. But when I tried to clean out my own basement, I found myself in tears. Read to find out how the experience started me on a Lenten journey that brought me closer to Christ.
My goal is to see as much of the world as possible before my sight grows completely dim. I am grateful for every day of vision, but even if I lose my sight entirely, I will continue to travel and explore the world in other ways. I know that people who are blind can love travel just as much as sighted people! I do not need to fear the loss of my vision because, "We walk by faith and not by sight."
This post is part of the series, "His Encouragement." Thursdays are always a really long day of the week for me. Since I’m a pastor, Sunday feels like the natural beginning to my week. By the time I get to Thursday, I am tired and drained. That’s why I’m excited to join with a group… Continue reading Devotion: Hope from the Ash Heap