Walk Humbly

Walk Humbly BIBLE S.W.A.P. S-Scripture: John 13:1-17 Now before the festival of the Passover, Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart from this world and go to the […]

Alternative Culture

So, Delilah said to Samson, “Please tell me what makes your strength so great, and how you could be bound, so that one could subdue you.”  Judges 16:6 The hero’s […]

All I Need

And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.   Philippians 4:19 Before I go to the grocery store, I have to […]


Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; […]

The Epiphany

Read: Matthew 2:1-12 “And having been warned in a dream not to return to Herod, they left for their own country by another road.” V.12, NRSV The Gospel Lectionary passages […]

Keep the Fire Burning

Discipleship is an individual decision to participate in a unique way in the world. A way that often pulls like hearted folks together to things in communion with one another, […]

To New Beginnings

Whenever I read these words, I immediately want to add the words Turn! Turn! Turn! made popular by The Byrds.  I did a bit of research on the song and […]


And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. And divided tongues as of fire appeared […]

Our Refuge and Strength

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.  Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the sea, though its […]

The Word

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came into being through […]

The Reason for the Season

While reading the familiar words of that very first Christmas from the second chapter of Luke, ponder the vast glory of God, the skies filled with a great company of […]

The Joy of the Lord

Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.  Nehemiah 8:10 From a young age, I was blessed with two wonderful grandparents who inspired my faith. My […]

Follow His Star

My sheep listen to my voice; I know them and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of […]