It is only in our weakness that we can “go from strength to strength,” because it is about God’s strength, not our own.
"My Truth" Being honest about my feelings of loss last summer wasn’t the end of the story. As I’ve continued to reflect on those events and experiences, God has been highlighting for me that this kind of honesty is something He calls each of us to continually. This call requires us to be honest with … Continue reading Getting Honest. Again.
I’d finally been honest and stopped trying to put a brave face on it. My words weren’t pretty and I wasn’t gracious, but God had gifted me with understanding and compassion. In my mourning, He provided comfort.
At the end of my last post, Widows, Orphans, & Foreigners Still Matter, I suggested that we should celebrate our interdependence. While I hope that you enjoy the fireworks and BBQ's today if you're in the U.S., no matter where you are I pray that we as God's people will all focus more on being … Continue reading Rethinking Blessing: Celebrating Interdependence
We can always find a reason to not help that person or that group, but are we willing to look Jesus in the eye and tell Him our reasons for not helping those whom He loved?
Loving others when it hurts isn't always about their needs or their response. It's also about the way that we become a little more like Jesus.
Reliving and retelling Jesus' story: Including the cognitively disabled in ministry is a chance to live in a cross-shaped way.