Work and rest: God meant both for joy

Work and rest: God meant both for joy

If King Solomon wondered about something, we should too!  If you have been reading my blog posts for a while, you know I am a big fan of King Solomon. I’m not unaware of his weaknesses; I am just a huge fan of his wisdom.  King Solomon asked, “What gain has...
It’s time to trust God more than before

It’s time to trust God more than before

I know some people have an easier time trusting than others. I tend to be a skeptic, and it takes me a while to trust a person completely. I like almost everyone, but trust is something I tend to give carefully.  As I watch the evening news and read articles on...
A Hushed “Hosanna”

A Hushed “Hosanna”

Have our hosannas been hushed? Monday’s news headlined Tiger Woods and Game of Thrones, and the reporters had words of praise for both. Palm Sunday’s hosannas didn’t make the news, but don’t be discouraged. Maybe our hosannas are more effective when they are delivered...
Live blessed: He is coming soon

Live blessed: He is coming soon

Jesus is coming—soon. Have you ever wondered why Jesus said he was coming soon? It’s been more than two thousand years since Christ appeared to John on the island of Patmos and gave him the book of Revelation. Toward the end of the revelation, Jesus said, “These words...
Paper Valentines and God’s Love

Paper Valentines and God’s Love

Valentines and chocolate hearts are flying off the shelf this week. This is a time when people think about those they love. I wish sharing God’s love with people was as easy as shopping for a card or making a reservation. People need to know that God loves them, but...