From Weakness to Strength

We’re supposed to be happy during the holiday! We should be having fun during Christmas! The holiday season is filled with supposed to be’s and should be’s. You are supposed to be happy during Christmas. You should be having a great time during the holidays. You shouldn’t feel sad or depressed during this season. YouContinue reading “From Weakness to Strength”

What makes Christmas, Christmas?

It’s starting to feel a lot like Christmas!  I was thinking that last week when we had the snowstorm blow through. It’s not even technically winter yet and I had to pull out the snowblower! But the snow really started to put me into the Christmas Spirit! We got our tree up, decorations out, andContinue reading “What makes Christmas, Christmas?”

Hardship with Gratitude

I’m pretty sure this meditation is going to sound crazy to start with, but please stick with me.  We can be grateful for the hardships in our life.  I’m going to say that again. We can be grateful for the hardships in our life.  First, what I’m not saying. When I make that statement, I’m notContinue reading “Hardship with Gratitude”

Same God-Same Love-Same Jesus

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Cor 3 You could feel the strumming of the bass guitar reverberating through the exterior walls of the old, white clapboard church building even before we opened the doors for worship. We were in Appalachia assisting local Christian leaders inContinue reading “Same God-Same Love-Same Jesus”