Category Archives: Church

Stay on course

As the year quickly rolls to an end, I find myself thinking about these words, “Stay on course”. The idea comes from Paul, whose longing and passion in life was to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with others, even … Continue reading

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The Most Anticipated Gift

I can still remember my ninth Christmas Eve. It was a cold evening and our whole family gathered around our multi-colored Christmas tree. My Dad held a special gift for each one of my sisters and I, but before he … Continue reading

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Selah

Just before Thanksgiving, I came down with what the Dr. told me was the flu. Very quickly, I was fatigued, feverish, had excruciating headaches, and a chest cold that kept me coughing all day and all night. It was miserable. … Continue reading

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I was lied to last night.

I was lied to last night. I fell deep into the flowing words, captivated by how they confirmed what hid deep in the crevices of my heart. As they went on, I sunk deeper and deeper, falling into moments of … Continue reading

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Your marching orders have changed.

With the news coverage of fighting in the Middle East, it doesn’t take much to imagine a battle scene. Perhaps you see soldiers marching behind their leader or the dust and blood carrying weighty stories across a soldier’s face. As … Continue reading

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Fight back with Joy!

When Margaret Feinberg was diagnosed with Cancer, she chose an unconventional plan of attack: She would fight back with joy. Driven to neither succumb to fear or depression, Margaret, a well-known author and speaker in the Christian community, chose to … Continue reading

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There is hope: World AIDS day

Today is “World AIDS day”, which doesn’t mean much to a lot of people. I don’t fault anyone for that. But since my life was touched by HIV years ago, this is a day of reflection for me. It’s also … Continue reading

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Dear Mom of little ones,

Dear Mom of little ones, I’m writing you as a friend who has been right where you are. In fact, I’m writing as a friend who is still there and has been there for a lot of years. I have … Continue reading

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A Christian’s response to current events

If you turn on the news or even just read your Facebook news feed these days you’ll find reason after reason to feel uneasy or perhaps downright afraid. We are living in unsettling times with ISIS nearing the border of … Continue reading

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Pastor Appreciation: Let’s flourish together!

Last year around this time, I wrote a blog called “5 Things you should know about your Pastor”. It was by far the most widely read blog of the year, making it to countries all around the world. I was … Continue reading

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