Live Alive

I thought I knew what God was going to teach me this Easter. But as I should know by now, God always has a plan that reaches far beyond my own. God’s Word never ceases to prove itself alive to me, speaking into the heart of my secrets and dreams.  The same message has been kindling […]

A Lent of Love

“How could God possibly want anyone to give up chocolate for six weeks?” The question wrestled in my childhood mind. Surely God, in His goodness, wouldn’t want to rob us of the sweet richness of chocolate for forty days. Obviously, my heart had many lessons to learn about Lent. As my faith and understanding grew, […]

Our Savior is Living

Savior, Messiah, King of the Jews Mocked, beaten, bruised all because of me and you   Born in a stable, He entered the ordinary A babe rested quietly in the arms of Mary How could she know the pain He would carry   He grew, He taught, He loved God’s peace rested on him in […]

His Death Brings Life

Darkness swallowed the earth, the sun vanished. Jesus laid on the rugged cross in agony as His sacred blood spilled onto Calvary’s hill. Pain beyond words wracked his body. His heart broke, “My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?”   The veil was torn as Jesus breathed His last, crying, “it is finished”. […]