Overcoming Doubt

We can learn a thing or two from "Doubting Thomas". If we don't ask the tough questions how will we ever find answers? Leaving doubt to fester and grow is not going to give us peace. Afraid of what Jesus will say to you if you doubt that he is who he says he is? …

Blessed Are…

One of the most famous sermons ever delivered was given by Jesus, himself. It's called the Sermon on the Mount and it contains the Beatitudes. Jesus describes his followers in this sermon. Last week we took a look at the first Beatitude. You can find that blog post here. To listen to the sermon this …

Broken, Empty, Blessed

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven... Matt 5:3 These words are from Jesus as he teaches the disciples who climbed up the mountainside with him. Followers of Jesus, soaking in the message he shares with them who might have questioned what he meant by poor in spirit. We’re …

Is God With Us?

It seems that as I listen to the sermon each week and then reflect on it as I prepare to write this blog post, there is always something that stands out to me. Sometimes it may just be a phrase that the pastor mentioned in passing or it might be the main topic of the …

Love Much…

There is nothing that I can do to earn the love of Jesus. He already loves me. My actions are in thanksgiving for the love that he has for me. I serve him because he loves me. We find Scripture that supports this in the story of the sinful woman who washes Jesus’ feet with …