Posts from March 2022

Posts from March 2022

The Mind of Christ

Scripture reminds us it is not what goes in but what comes out of us that defiles us. Matthew 5 tells us what comes out of us shows us the condition of our heart, what King Solomon calls the wellspring of life. This is never truer than what we believe and profess about God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.  So, if our heart reflects who we really are just as a mirror…

God is Faithful When We are Unfaithful

I’ve been reading through the book of Genesis with my oldest child (I want you to take the idealized picture of this in your mind and dial it waaay back). We’re coming to the end of the story of Jacob, the last of the patriarchs, and have seen God renew his covenant with each them again and again while they bumble along, often away from his directions. They each take…

Trusting in the Lord

I am a mama of two boys and I had the joy of having dinner and coffee with my adult son earlier this week. He was asked to be a guest teacher for some high school students in a class on Monday and really enjoyed it. The material was interesting to discuss and the students seemed engaged and responded with questions but his favorite part came near the end of class after he…

Failing at Lent

We are nearly two weeks into Lent and by now if you are like me, I must confess, you have failed at Lent in one way or another. Yes, failed at Lent! And, if you are surprised that your pastor has failed at Lent then perhaps you need to be reminded that your pastor is human and fallen just like you. However, let me say if you are approaching Lent with an attempt of being…