When Jesus says “come and follow me”, do we tend to change the subject?
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I was fortunate to be able to work for my brother, Jim, for a couple of years in the apparel industry. I loved working with him and to this day, find him to be one of the smartest business guys I know. He’s also just a really great brother. He was quite successful in the […]
Sometime early in the fall, the earth begins to tip upward and those of us in North America begin the march toward winter, when the sun is furthest from the earth. Moving away from the sun, brings on cold temperatures. Sap that once easily moved in trees to supply life, eventually slows down and leaves […]
I was at a retreat center recently on a cold, windy drizzly day. I had a raincoat, boots and a sweater but even with all that, I still didn’t want to wander outside too much. The dark colors, broken limbs, dead leaves, gray sky and harsh wind all reminded me of the seeming death in […]
“Therefore, my God, I give thanks and praise Your glorious name. All things come from You, and I can only give You what comes from Your hand” – 1 Chronicles 29:14 The world tells us to always own things, not rent. We all know, renting is not wise financially for the long-term. Some people can’t […]
I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. – Philippians 3:14 Imagine trying to swim against the current in this picture. Impossible, if not for some force outside yourself. I sometimes think of the journey of faith as being on a river. […]
So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed. John 8:36 ESV The process of a caterpillar turning into a butterfly is one of the most dramatic natural phenomena that I know. The poor caterpillar only knows one world….climbing on limbs and stems eating leaves. Caterpillars are slow and are significantly susceptible […]
I’m working with a local government department director who regularly talks about “his projects”, “his people” and “his plan”. No mention of the team, but a lot of mentions about him. It’s probably natural to talk this way, but it doesn’t speak to humility or teamwork – both important traits that value others. […]