In Adult Sunday School yesterday, there was a question of clarification about part of Sunday’s message… “What we HAVE KNOWN… we WILL KNOW of Him.” That is actually part of a quote from Eugene Peterson’s – A Long Obedience in the Same Direction (pg.99).
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-2njag-abea57 Who is God? Does He care? Psalm 126 is a testament to God’s lovingkindness and assures God’s people of His abiding faithfulness… The 7th Psalm of our “Songs of Ascent”, Psalm 126, is a call for hope and patience. It leads us to great truths which support us in life and comfort us in … More Restorer of Joy – Psalm 126
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-hdcgq-ab21c7 In what or whom do we put our trust? Our hope? Our confidence? Psalm 125 conveys deep trust in God’s ability (& willingness) to care for the needs of His people… The 6th Psalm of our “Songs of Ascent”, Psalm 125, helps develop confidence and banish insecurity by honestly facing the typical insecurities that … More Those Who Trust…Psalm 125
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-5rkik-aa73aa What do we do in the midst of trouble, trials, suffering? In Psalm 124, David digs deeply into the troubles of life & finds the presence of the One True God who is On Our Side… The 5th Psalm of our “Songs of Ascent”, Psalm 124, reminds us that God is on our side. … More On Our Side…
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-rra8v-aa7330 Today we have the privilege of hearing Dr. Steve Meyer, orthopedic surgeon and founder of STEMM (Siouxland Tanzania Education Medical Missions), share the story of the miracle kids of Tanzania…an amazing story of God’s providence, mercy, grace, love, and what can happen when God’s people listen to His call to come together to support … More The Miracle Kids of Tanzania – Dr. Steve Meyer
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-nekey-a77e9f What is our response to distress? What is our reaction when we are in the midst of trials/hardship? Psalm 123 is both an encouragement and a challenge to us when we are in midst of the great challenges that we face in this life. The psalmist shows us how to live life “in between”…how … More Service.Mercy.
Every Sunday I preach I feel like I bare my soul in the message. After yesterday’s message, however, I felt more vulnerable, more insecure…one might say, naked. Most often I am preaching through a book of the Bible or at least interpreting some Biblical passage. When doing that I must feel that most of the … More Like Arrows…
As I have spent much of today reflecting on the meaning of this Memorial Day…the word “thankful” seems so insignificant. My grandfather served. My dad served. Neither died in combat. Thankfully, they died much later in their life…which is one major reason why I am here today. Although I have a family history of service … More “Thank You!” isn’t enough…
(I’ve never posted one of these from my phone before, so please forgive the formatting issues! I’ll fix ’em when I’m back home from Texas) For each of the last few years during Holy Week, I read something I wrote on Good Friday the Easter after God turned my eyes toward this new path the … More Happy Easter!
Philippians 2 5 In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: Paul challenges us to “have the same mindset as Christ Jesus.” A mindset is an attitude…a way of thinking…a paradigm through which we view life and our circumstances. Our mindset (attitude) will mold, shape, and transform every experience we have. A … More The Servant Lord