A Season of Anticipation

A Season of Anticipation

For many years now, Black Friday has signaled the start of the Christmas shopping season. By being so publicized, so in your face, so loud, it has overshadowed the beginning of a quieter season, the season of Advent. Advent signals the coming of Christ into the world....
A Thankful Heart

A Thankful Heart

Of all the holidays on our calendar, only one has not lent itself to being exploited by the merchants. Perhaps this explains why Thanksgiving is barely a speed bump between Halloween and Christmas, why stores go from orange and black to red and green with no pause in...
Excuse Me, But Your Slip is Showing

Excuse Me, But Your Slip is Showing

Outside of my love for my Lord and my family, I have no greater love on earth than Body of Christ. And with each passing year, I come to appreciate evermore, the pure genius of God in establishing His Church as well as the growing realization of just how desperately I...
Rhythms

Rhythms

It’s that time! Time for that every six-month exercise where we tear an hour off of one end of the day and paste it on the other end. Somehow, the falling back of Daylight Savings Time seems a bit less stressful since we get an extra hour of sleep to make up for...
The Valleys

The Valleys

The Valleys “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff they comfort me” (Psalm 23:4). One of the facts of the Christian life, is that, in it we experience both joy and sorrow. The...
The Believer’s Lifeline

The Believer’s Lifeline

What do you think is the primary method established by God that causes us to grow in intimacy with Him, remove obstacles to His work going forward through us, and changing the spiritual lay of the land out before us? The Apostle Paul said, “Be anxious for nothing, but...