It’s Not Enough to Hear

Imagine this: you’re sitting on a sloping hillside alongside a few dozen other people. There’s a gentle breeze blowing and the mood is anticipatory because you’re getting ready to hear from Jesus–not simply the words of Jesus, but from Jesus Himself. You listen intently for …

What does it mean to live by faith?

What does it mean to live by faith?  Does it mean you don’t save for retirement because doing so might suggest you don’t trust God with your future? Does it mean you swim with crocodiles because you have faith God will protect you? Does it …

3 Careful Reminders about Church People

Several years ago I ran a 1/2 marathon. I remember the exhilaration I felt as I crossed the finish line having run 13.2 miles. I had accomplished my BHAG. (If you aren’t sure what that is check out Jim Collin’s book Built to Last.)  But …

Four Family Resources

Calling all Parents, We have a blog for you! First, we care about you, and we are praying for you and your family in this unique season of life. Now, I know you might be using your only five free minutes of the day to …

COVID Update

As you may have heard, the state of Texas stay-at-home order is scheduled to end today (April 30) and Phase 1 of Open Texas will begin tomorrow (May 1) as several businesses and restaurants across Texas will be allowed to reopen at reduced capacity.  What …

three Characteristics of God

Three characteristics of God we must remember.

Has your life and routine been completely uprooted like mine? Yeah, I thought so! I was just getting situated in a new way of life when bam! COVID-19 hit hard! Like many others, I’m now working from home with an incredibly social kindergartener, who is …

My LENT Experience

by Karen Coombes I always thought Lent was just for Catholics. I understood it to be a time of giving up something, though I wasn’t really sure why. Meat was the common sacrifice in my childhood days. Many a Friday I ate fish sticks in …