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Joyfully Making Disciples

"I love the LORD, because He has heard my voice and my supplications.  Because He has inclined His ear to me, therefore I will call upon Him as long as I live." -- Psalm 116:1, 2 The opening statement of... Continue Reading →

Goals

As a mother with 5 young children I tried to take advantage of every teaching moment. I remember the time as I prepared our evening meal, having a conversation with one of my daughters. At the time she was in... Continue Reading →

Our Identity in Christ

We live in a world that wants to define who you are. But when we choose to follow Christ we chose to identify with Him. All barriers come down when Jesus is Lord. Consider the group Jesus entrusted with the... Continue Reading →

Facing Giants

Five smooth stones. That’s all David had as he faced off the giant. As he stood against the threat to his home. He refused the armor, he refused the sword and shield and the King’s protection. He stood against this... Continue Reading →

Disconnected

Have you ever noticed how quiet public transportation is? Not so much the road noise or ambient atmosphere that comes with public transit but how there’s such a large number of people and it’s nearly silent. People don’t talk, or... Continue Reading →

My Anxiety has Anxiety

What is anxiety? Dictionary.com defines anxiety as a distress or uneasiness of mind caused by fear of danger or misfortune. What is supposed to be the Christian reaction to worldly concerns? What are followers of Jesus to do about worldly... Continue Reading →

Changing Seasons

They say that in south Texas we don’t have “seasons”, but I disagree. We may not see the evidence of physical changes in nature but as months go by on the calendar, we do experience seasons of life, such as... Continue Reading →

The Art of Being Uncomfortable

God likes pushing us past where we’re comfortable. As a child, I had terrible stage fright. I was shy. Anyone who knew me only ever saw half my face, the other half hidden behind my mom. I joined ballet when... Continue Reading →

Standing Out Versus Shutting Out

As a Christian, we walk a fine line in this world. As followers of Christ, we are called to stand apart of the world, beacons of light in the darkness. There are several calls of action in Scripture that reminds... Continue Reading →

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