What God Has Been Teaching Me Lately LV (55)…

Greetings My Friends~ As a simple pilgrim following Jesus through the rainforests and deserts of this earthly life, I would like to humbly share some of what God has been bubbling up in… Continue reading

The First Christmas Was Bittersweet…

For many today and for many reasons, the Christmas holiday season is painful, is bittersweet, is NOT the most wonderful time of the year. For many this is a portion of the year… Continue reading

Elevating Community 5: Christian Fellowship (1 John 1:1-10)

In the last four posts we have been digging into the Bible to understand how true Biblical community/fellowship is different from non-Cristian friendships; HERE we looked at 2 Timothy 1 and learned, among other… Continue reading

Elevating Community 4: Christian Fellowship (Luke 7:36-50)

Last post we continued digging into the Bible to understand what God has designed community & fellowship to look like within His Church, within the body of Christ. In 2 Corinthians 6 we… Continue reading

Elevating Community 3: Christian Fellowship (2 Corinthians 6:11-13)

  We are in the process of wrapping up our year-long sermon series on the foundation of this local church—what does it mean to elevate God, elevate community (with other Christians) and elevate… Continue reading

Thoughts On Romans I: Facing the Facts (4:18-21)

Romans 4:18-21 NIV: “Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed and so became the father of many nations, just as it had been said to him, “So shall your offspring be.” 19 Without weakening… Continue reading

What God Has Been Teaching Me Lately LIV (54)…

Greetings My Friends~ As a simple pilgrim following Jesus through the rainforests and deserts of this earthly life, I would like to humbly share some of what God has been bubbling up in… Continue reading

Elevating Community 2: Christian Fellowship (Acts 2:42-47)

Last post we began digging into the Bible to look at what Biblical Christian fellowship/community looks like. Though we have many ways to “stay connected” these days, in many ways we are more… Continue reading

Elevating Community 1: Christian Fellowship (2 Timothy 1:1-14)

Loved ones, my prayer to the LORD is that the following five posts will be encouraging and humbling, comforting and convicting, as we dig into God’s Word to understand what Biblical community between… Continue reading

Biblical Parenting 1…

Reading a book recently by a man who stated, upon reflecting back on his childhood, that he was glad that his parents never “forced religion/dogma down his throat.” The man continued by defining… Continue reading