Is there freedom beyond our comfort zone?

  Scripture reading: Judges 6-8  My daughter learned to ride a bike last summer. This was a process that as a parent, took patience and lots of coaxing. You see, she was totally comfortable NOT riding her bike. Not riding her bike meant she didn’t have to experience the pain of falling off like sheRead more

A Speck Of Faith

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When I was in high school, I had a teacher that taught us that if she told us something important, we would know it was important because she would say it multiple times, that was our cue to listen and take note – we were going be tested on it.┬áSince her class, any time IRead more

The Dandelion

   Weeding my flowerbeds this weekend I was reminded of two things: 1.) Weeds are annoying 2) Dandelions go hand in hand with Matthew 7:15, Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. This comparison of the wolf in sheeps clothing and the dandelion comes fromRead more

A root problem

   Scripture: Matthew 13, Colossians 2:7 Spring is here! New life abounds! The Grass is green, birds are chirping, trees are budding, flowers are sprouting, and that scent of clean, crisp, freshness fills the air.  This spring our family starts the season with the purchase of a fruit tree to replace one that was lostRead more

Where is the well?

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Scripture: Genesis 16 I am constistantly searching for things…lost keys, pen, matching socks, purse, Bible, school bag, shoes…and the list goes on! Plagued with this issue all my life, I can remember as a kid my mom saying, ‘LOOK! You have to actually look it isn’t going to jump out and bite you.’ You wouldRead more


  ‘Your story is the key that can unlock someone else’s prison.’ – John Hagee  As Christ followers, we all have a story. A story that has power, made up of two chapters. One that tells of where we were before knowing him, the second which tells of where he has brought us in relationship withRead more

Not like the game of telephone…

   Have you ever played the game of telephone? The game where a group of people sit or stand in a circle, a person whispers a message into the ear of the person next to them, and that person turns to the person next to them, whispers the message into their ear, and the processRead more

More to a headline

   Running through my social media feed, I recently ran across an article shared by a non-christian friend, one that immediately grabbed my attention. From what the person posted about it, and the article headline itself, it appeared to be a slam to God. Something about that headline however, piqued my curiosity, so I clickedRead more