When It’s Hard To Be a Patient Parent

There are many challenges to parenting. Some of the challenges are innate. What I mean is that it just comes with the territory. Every parent knows there will be days of exhaustion in the battle to teach our offspring the rights and wrongs of this life. Even just the common decency of pleases and thank [...]

Treasure In Earthen Vessels

Christians are flawed. They do not have all the answers. They are susceptible to pain, suffering, anxiety and fear. They lose their way sometimes and bad things can happen to them. The follower of Christ gets scars and bruises like other people do and will die just like everyone else. A Christian is not someone [...]

The Best Wine is Always Yet to Come

In John Chapter 2 Jesus manifested His glory. He attended a wedding at Cana in Galilee and saved a party from peril. The feast was soon to run dry of wine when Jesus changed ordinary water into the best wine any of them had ever tasted. Here are a few observations from the text: HE [...]

Patience, A Virtuous Reflection of Jesus

James 1:4 "And let patience have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing." For fallen sinners, the development of a better, more perfect patience seems impossible. Perhaps even more noticeable than this is the pain that is often mingled in with the process. Like the heat that draws out [...]

Loved at Our Darkest

There is a love which exceeds all others.  There is a passion that extends beyond all passions of the world. There is an exceedingly rich bridegroom who is completely in love with,  and infatuated with His bride. You, believer in Christ, are this bride - the very object of His eternal love, and Christ is [...]

Complete Healing

I read the story of the daughter of Jairus to the kids this morning. What ministered to me was when the Lord said to to the parents after their little girl was restored, "go and get her something to eat". This speaks of complete healing to me. If you've ever had kids of your own [...]