I’ve been encouraged for a number of years by Ellie Holcomb’s songwriting and singing. Her husband Drew is a good songwriter and singer as well!
True Spiritual Community only in Jesus Christ- “Our community with one another consists solely in what Christ has done to both of us. This is not true merely at the beginning, as though in the course of time something else were to be added to our community; it remains so for all the future and […]
I’m really enjoying the music of Chris Renzema. Here is the music video to his song “God is Love”. One of the lines: “What I earned, is not what I got.” View Post
We mistakenly think that what is for our ultimate good is the same as what we desire in the meantime.
4 For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith. 5 Who is it that overcomes the world except the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God? Overcomers. This is one of the names of Christ followers in the […]
Asking Jesus to heal those today who are in need, similar to Luke chapter 8.
“I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes, first for the Jew, then for the Gentile.” Romans 1:16 NIV Christians should not be ashamed of the truth. We should not compromise on the essentials of what we believe the Bible teaches and […]
Our District Superintendent of the EFCA Southeast, has a saying which I remember clearly: “The mother of all disappointment is unmet expectations.” To be fair, he is actually a really positive, hopeful, and encouraging person. He is not a natural pessimist, or one given to “the sky is falling” mentality. But over the years, Glen […]
In their book The Diamond of Adversity, Robert C. Palmer and Heather Palmer Welesko (father & daughter) explain that suffering is complex; it is much more than a 1-dimensional problem. To effectively deal with suffering, it is better to look at suffering from a number of different aspects (imagine a cut diamond and its many […]