I never really thought much about it, until now. But, tonight was a really lonely night for Jesus. We love to talk about the cross, but at least His mother was there, and John showed up for that. But, what about the loneliness of Thursday. What a weird night that was. Many denominations typically have … More The Night Jesus Social Distanced
Every year I write a little blog post about the word of the year. Last year I was still working on the year before. The word was “Cut.” I felt like God laid it on my heart that my life was cluttered and much of what I needed to do in the past, I no … More “FREEDOM!”
Last time we focused on the beauty of this Biblical site. It is close to the sea of Galilee. It is actually right on it. Peter and Andrew probably moved here from Bethsaida where it says they were born, to live and work right on the water. This is an unlikely place that the Messiah … More What Happens In Capernaum, Stays in Capernaum!
Before I went to Israel, Capernaum was merely a word on a page. A man leading another tour who is a professor and even writes articles for a major Christian publication said something interesting to me. He said, “You learn so much, before I came here Capernaum was just a word on a page.” That … More Capernaum Not Just a Word!
This is not a post that will take you through the stages of grief. There are many posts and resources out there that will tell you about denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. It is important to have this knowledge and know if you are a grieving person you will go through all of those … More How a Christian Grieves
Depression is a very serious thing. Pride leads us to believe we can answer someone else’s depression. We can make them happy. Pride tells us that we will never be depressed. We are above it and exempt. Pride also teaches us that we can simplify something that is very specific. Here are 5 things depression … More Fight for Your Faith (5 Things Depression is Not)
I stood in the George Bush Presidential Library and looked at all of the history of George W. Bush’s presidency. I looked at gifts that were given, and pictures of their dogs. There were countless interesting facts and pictures. There is even a recreated Oval Office where you can sit at the desk and act … More The Day Everything Changed! Christ Encounter In The Body and Blood
3-2-1! Happy New Year! Couples kiss, promises are made and the air is filled with hope. For some it is about leaving a bad year behind. The bad year was filled with loss and bad memories, or even tragedy. For others a new year that will further the progress of the last would be great. … More The Word for 2018 is ……….
If you are not familiar with the term Munchausen Disorder, there is a an actual medical diagnosis where parents like having their kids sick. They will over medicate them, will try to hurt them or make them ill. . They will do this so they feel more needed and important to their kid. They also … More A Dangerous Outbreak of Eschatological Munchausen Disorder is Sweeping the American Church!
See Also Hurry Up and Wait! Acts 1:1-11 (ESV) The Promise of the Holy Spirit 1 In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach, 2 until the day when he was taken up, after he had given commands through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he … More Hurry Up and Wait Part 2