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 the worker from his […]

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 quietly and personally, with praise. The shouts of praise on Palm […]

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 are trustworthy and true. And the Lord, […]

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 the Christian message of love […]