"While walking by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon (who is called Peter) and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen. And he said to them, 'Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.' Immediately they left their nets and followed him" (Matthew 4:18-20... Continue Reading →
I think that we all can agree on the simple definition of hunger: the feeling of weakness or discomfort caused by a lack of food/nutrition. But do we really know what it means? In the relative affluence of western society our working definition of hunger is dramatically different from that in third-world countries. We toss... Continue Reading →
"Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ" (Galatians 6:2 ESV). Yesterday we looked at the sin and how we, as Christians, should respond when we see a brother or sister weighed down by the burden of sin (Galatians 6:1). Today we are going to look at other ways in which we... Continue Reading →
There was a time when I was much less patient than I am now. You could ask my wife and kids and I'm sure that they would agree. It really didn't take very much to get my blood boiling and steam shooting out of my nose and ears back then. I was a regular Yosemite Sam... Continue Reading →
The summer sun beamed radiantly through the sparse cotton-ball clouds over western Wisconsin. I was a relatively new addict to motorcycles, fresh out of the Motorcycle Safety class at the local technical college where I earned the only perfect score. I took advantage of every opportunity to get some time in the saddle, so this... Continue Reading →
We need to find Christ in the crisis. We need to look past our current circumstances to the hope and future that God has planned for us. We need to take hold of Jesus' hand and let him lead us and teach us through the storms of life.
(Before this week’s post, I just wanted to ask any writers out there who may be reading this to, please, provide me with some feedback. I haven’t written in a long time, and this blog is my avenue to practice my writing again. Thank you!) God wants each of us to have complete dependence on... Continue Reading →