The Wonders of God All Around Us

When you open this, I will just be returning from a Civil Rights Tour I am helping lead, so I will not have the space to offer something new this week.  It is that time of year when where I live you can see evidence of Jesus’ words all around us.  Indeed, last summer in …

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Redefining Family Revisited…

I had a full week-end celebrating a beloved nephew’s wedding and now am getting ready to head out of town on a Civil Rights Tour which I am helping lead.  Below you will find my thoughts from several years ago on this challenging text.  God bless you as you ponder Jesus’ words for us this …

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But I Chose You…

John 15:9-17 I have been living in these words for days… wondering about what it means that we are chosen first. And while no metaphor fully works for the call that is placed on our hearts, our lives, by Jesus now, I find myself returning to old stories of being ‘chosen.’  Wondering at how they …

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