Tag Archives: Follow Jesus

USE YOUR HEAD! —AND YOUR HEART

We humans are a judgmental lot.  Admit it.  We size people we don’t know up the minute they walk into a room.  Our “first impressions” seem to rule everything.  What we see first is what we believe about a person.  … Continue reading

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THE BRIDEGROOM’S BEST MAN

My husband officiated many weddings in his calling as a Pastor.  Many times I helped with the music, stand by to help and watch—and pray.  After weeks of premarital counseling, the stage would be set for the wedding ceremony.  The … Continue reading

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BELIEVING BOTH

It is always refreshing, calming and satisfying when you work for a company or with a group of people with great goals, a big picture focus, a written mission with ways to achieve that keeps everyone on the right page … Continue reading

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THE PLOT THICKENS

I cannot get over the words, “what a waste” in our passage today.  When is it ever a waste to honor the Son of God?  Jesus has come directly from the throne of God with a mission from God to … Continue reading

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HOW NOT TO BE

“To be, or not to be? That is the question—Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a sea of troubles, And, by opposing, end them?” The idea of … Continue reading

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THE GREATEST

A little boy gathered up his bat, ball and glove for practice.  He went out to his backyard alone to play the game he adored.  To watch him, you could almost hear the imaginary crowd cheering for his success in … Continue reading

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CALM DOWN!

It was such a peaceful drive to our destination with three kids in the back of the van—until it wasn’t.  About an hour into the drive sarcasm escalated to little physical jabs at each other until the words of authority … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH IS THAT?

I am that person who loves a bargain.  I enjoy bartering and bargaining for the lowest price and best deal in town.  Randy sends me in as the “closer” on any car purchase we make.  He says I have the … Continue reading

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BE MORE THAN

“Jesus is more than enough for us”, we sing in worship on Sunday.  “Jesus paid it all” we gratefully proclaim.  Jesus paid the price for all our sins.  That means we are redeemed from the debt of our own sin.  … Continue reading

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ANCESTRY.COM/MATTHEW—AND JOSEPH NAMED HIM JESUS

Nowhere in the four gospels do we find a single recorded word that Matthew spoke. Yet in his gospel, Matthew gives us the words and actions of Jesus Christ, “the Son of David, the Son of Abraham” (Matt. 1:1). Matthew … Continue reading

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