What’s The Affect of the Advent on You?

What’s The Affect of the Advent on You?

During the end of the year we have such a joy of focusing on Advent.  Advent means, “the appearance” or “the coming.”  In more contemporary terms, it just means “showing up!”  Usually it has to do with a significant moment or experience – and of course...
So You Really Want to Know Christ?

So You Really Want to Know Christ?

I want to know Christ! Really? Are you sure? Do you realize what you are saying? At first blush that may simply mean knowing about Christ and the “Christ event.” Who he was, what he did, his impact on history. Probing more deeply, however, it means following Christ....
Let’s Start At The Very Beginning

Let’s Start At The Very Beginning

As with any other period of history, our current era is confronted with major social issues that require the active engagement of Christians.  Poverty, ethical decay, women in leadership, human trafficking, LGBT lifestyle, immigration are just a few. Too many...
You Are Relevant!

You Are Relevant!

Every time you get a new phone, it takes you a while to figure out how it works; a new laptop requires multiple calls to the IT department to help you learn the new system; each professional conference you go to reminds you how much you DON’T know. It’s like there’s a...
The Challenge of Love

The Challenge of Love

“This is my Son, whom I love; with Him I am well pleased.” – Matthew 3:17 The difficulty with the love of God is that the human heart assumes it has to earn God’s love, or at least work hard to justify receiving it. It’s very difficult for the broken...