Jesus

The Sacrifice AND the Victory

The turning point for all creation and the lynchpin for Christianity as a whole is the fact that Jesus did not stay dead, but that He rose from the grave! Had Jesus only died for our sins and not resurrected, that would liken Him to any other self-professing god. The victory exists only because we have a Savior who defeated death. He is the one true God and the resurrection proves it.

Spirit of Giving

Do you ever wonder why gift-giving is a part of our Christmas tradition? It’s the time of the year when we find ourselves more mindful of the needs of others, and more generous with our time and money. It seems that as soon as the Thanksgiving leftovers are put away, the air begins to shift. The …

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Abide

My nephew Jeremiah was barely a month old when I had an opportunity to babysit him for the afternoon. I couldn’t wait to get my hands on him for a few hours and kiss on his sweet round cheeks. If you’ve ever been around a newborn, then you know that they typically only eat and …

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Even If

Sometimes you’re walking through life and it all makes total sense. A fall breeze is blowing and you’ve got your windows down and your favorite song is blasting on max volume. And then there are times when absolutely nothing makes sense. You were minding your own business, but suddenly your legs were kicked out from …

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