Category Archives: Scripture

Thanksgiving 2022: A Heart Full of Gratitude

The kitchen is still warm from Sunny’s hours of food prep. The meal has been made and consumed; the mess has been cleaned up; and the leftovers are in the fridge. The football game is on in the background while … Continue reading

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Signing Day

Today was a really big day for our family. Joshua started playing baseball at the age of 3 at the YMCA. And it was definitely love at first “swing” for him! Since that first season of tee ball 15 years … Continue reading

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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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Do Good to Everyone

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Mentoring

My boys don’t have grandfathers. As most of you know, my father passed away when I was just a kid. We lost Sunny’s dad nearly ten years ago. As a result, I’m always on the lookout for godly male influences … Continue reading

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Witness: John 1:6-9 as a Primer for Mission

There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. He came as a witness, to bear witness about the light, that all might believe through him. He was not the light, but came to bear witness about the … Continue reading

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Anxious for Nothing: The Power of Choice, Part 3

Joy It’s really easy to confuse joy and happiness. But there are actually some important differences between the two. There’s really not a lot in the Bible about happiness, which is kind of surprising given how the pursuit of happiness … Continue reading

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Anxious for Nothing: The Power of Choice, Part 2

One of the most frequently read passages in the Bible deals with anxiety: Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice! Let your gentleness be known to all men. The Lord is at hand. Be anxious for nothing, … Continue reading

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