Category Archives: Hope

Desperate

As Jesus went, the people pressed around him. And there was a woman who had a discharge of blood for twelve years, and though she had spent all her living on physicians, she could not be healed by anyone. She … Continue reading

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Chapel

Super proud of Joshua for speaking in high school chapel today. He stood in front of his peers and delivered a ten-minute talk about the example of Joseph from the Old Testament. I love how he shares his heart whenever … Continue reading

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A Kingdom That Cannot Be Shaken

See that you do not refuse him who is speaking. For if they did not escape when they refused him who warned them on earth, much less will we escape if we reject him who warns from heaven. At that … Continue reading

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Going and not knowing

By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to a place that he was about to receive as an inheritance. And he went out, not knowing where he was going. Hebrews 11:8 I once thought that faith … Continue reading

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2022: Moving Forward

I really love this time of year. Let me be clear: it has nothing to do with the weather. After a couple of nights with temperatures in the 20s around here, I can’t wait for spring to arrive! No, I … Continue reading

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Psalm 10: Break the Arm of the Evildoer

The Psalmist begins with an accusation: Why, O LORD, do you stand afar off? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble? Psalm 10:1 These are strong words, but I’ve been there. Have you ever felt as if God … Continue reading

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A Theological Interpretation of U2’s “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For”

In 1987, U2 released their critically-acclaimed album, The Joshua Tree. The second single from the record, “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For,” went on to become one of the band’s biggest hits, ranking on numerous “best rock songs … Continue reading

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A New Day: Garland Instead of Ashes, Part 4

When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of Jesus, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him. Mark 16:1 Sabbath restrictions officially ended on Saturday evening around 6pm — technically it was after … Continue reading

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A New Day: Garland Instead of Ashes, Part 1

Police officers in Oregon recently responded after a woman reported that a burglar was locked in her bathroom. She had come home and heard some strange sounds coming from her bathroom. As she cautiously approached the bathroom, she could see … Continue reading

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A New Day: The Gift, Part 1

When Owen and Caroline Williams moved into their home in 2015, they quickly befriended their next door neighbor, an elderly widower named Ken Watson. When their daughter, Cadi, came along the next year, Ken doted on her as if she … Continue reading

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