All Scripture references are quoted from the New International Version of the Bible (unless otherwise noted).

February 19, 2020

February 19, 2020 “The light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it.” – John 1:5 One of the things I love about where I live is that the sun, on average, shines 260 days out of the year. But these last few weeks have been uncharacteristically...

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February 12, 2020

February 12, 2020 “After they had completed their relief mission, Barnabas and Saul returned to Jerusalem, taking along John who was called Mark.” – Acts 12:25 I spent most of my day today meeting with other pastors to discuss how we can work together. We want to support one another,...

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February 5, 2020

February 5, 2020 “Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God, so that he may exalt you at the proper time, casting all your cares on him, because he cares about you.” – 1 Peter 5:6-7 I am a person who does not like to ask for help. In...

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January 29, 2020

January 29, 2020 “Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much.” – Luke 16:10 Have you ever been asked, “what have you been up to lately?”, and felt that you didn’t have...

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January 22, 2020

January 22, 2020 “Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity.” – Colossians 4:5 As followers of Jesus Christ we should always be conscious of our actions in public. That truth is even more important in our day and age because the realm...

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January 15, 2020

January 15, 2020 “‘For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,’ declares the Lord. ‘As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.’” – Isaiah 55:8 Over the last year and a...

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January 8, 2020

January 8, 2020 “In the morning, LORD, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.” – Psalm 5:3 I enjoy ordering things from the internet, partly because I like the vast amount of options I have and the good deals that can...

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January 1, 2020

January 1, 2020 “Because of the Lord’s great love, we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” – Lamentations 3:22-23 Happy New Year! The first day of the year is a universal opportunity to begin again. There is a variety...

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December 25, 2019

December 25, 2019 “We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf: Be reconciled to God.” – 2 Corinthians 5:20 As a parent, it goes without saying that one of my greatest joys is seeing the excitement on the...

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December 18, 2019

December 18, 2019 “But encourage each other daily, as long as it is called ‘Today,’ so that none of you may be hardened by sins deceitfulness.” – Hebrews 3:13 Most of us are probably going to be spending time with friends and family in the coming days leading up to...

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