SIMPLE BETRAYALS

Jesus asked him, “Judas, are you betraying the Son of Man with a kiss?”               – Luke 22:48 I don’t know if Judas understood the full consequences of his betrayal. Or that this simple, everyday cultural greeting in their Middle-Eastern world … Continue reading

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS AND INTIMACY

Have you and God had a question and answer session lately? Our God created us to be in communion and community – in intimate relationship with Him. To grow in this relationship with our God, we need to be in … Continue reading

SERVANT-LISTENING

The LORD came and stood there, calling as at the other times, “Samuel! Samuel!” Then Samuel said, “Speak, for your servant is listening.” – 1 Samuel 3:10 The night had almost passed. Three other times before this dialogue with God, … Continue reading

AB-SOUL-UTELY WORTH IT!

Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, … Continue reading

MEEK IS AMAZING

Meekness sometimes gets a bad rap. If someone is described as meek, we too quickly and too often imagine a person whose strength of character more closely resembles cooked spaghetti rather than a mighty tower. We assign a certain sense … Continue reading