He was talking to me (Mark 9)

If you are like me you have those times on Sunday morning in worship where you are convinced the sermon was written and delivered just for you.  I also have those moments often when reading Scripture that it is written for the very day and place I find myself in.  I...

Unremarkable Miracle pt. 2 (Mark 8)

We are currently in one of those seasons of life that we hope will not come but we plan as if it will. It’s that time when the money coming in is less than the money going out. We also know this is not a long season, or so we pray. Yet in the midst of it I am...

To Feel His Pleasure

These days there are many questions running through my mind. Questions about what I want to do when I grow up. As I have sought the counsel of the Spirit, and the counsel of trusted brothers and sisters in Christ, and the counsel of my family, I feel more and more...

Cross Stories

Many years ago I received a Disciples Cross, from a co-worker. It was made out of four nails and wrapped in colorful wire. I have been wearing one ever since. Over the years I have had the joy of many people commenting on my cross. I began a few years ago to carry one...