Do Good for All People

The Apostle Paul frequently wrote on the theme of doing good for all people. When Paul talks about the freedom we have in Christ, he essentially says it is expressed through doing good things. In Thessalonians, it says, “And as for you, brothers and sisters,...

Jesus’ Family is Our Church Family

Today I want to talk about our church family and the family of God, because I recently read this passage about Jesus’ family and it made me think. When you watch a beautiful family, it’s incredibly inspiring, isn’t it? If you’re blessed to have...

Speak Life! (A Study of James 3)

Words have tremendous power to hurt and to help. They can discourage, they can cause anger, they can cause separation, but words can also heal, they can encourage, they can lift up, and they can empower someone else. Words have an enormous amount of power. When I was...

My Mom, the Peacemaker

We are called to be peacemakers. Jesus, the ultimate peacemaker, wants us as his followers to be peacemakers in the world, and we can be. Matthew 5:9 says: “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” Is the world peaceful? Is...
Four Things Kids Need From Parents and Mentors

Four Things Kids Need From Parents and Mentors

God loves us as a Father, and models for us good parenting. I know that not everyone reading this is a parent, but everyone has a child or younger person in their life, so I think it’s important that we look to the Word of God for wisdom about these relationships. The...