Monthly Archives: January 2014

Jesus Calling

  PSALM 27:1, 4-9 1   The LORD is my light and my salvation;            whom shall I fear?       The LORD is the stronghold of my life;            of whom shall I be afraid? 4   One thing I asked of the LORD,            that will I … Continue reading

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Wither the Church?

I was talking with a colleague the other day, and we were bemoaning the state of affairs in the Church today, as well as the state of affairs in our own churches. As we were talking, I began to realize … Continue reading

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The Waters of Life

ISAIAH 42:1-9 1   Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen, in whom my soul delights; I have put my spirit upon him; he will bring forth justice to the nations. 2   He will not cry or lift up his voice, … Continue reading

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Surrounding Yourself with Compassion

First, a story by Alaska journalist Shannyn Moore: I saw something beautiful tonight. I hesitate to put words on it. I fear I won’t capture all the wonder of beauty. I will try. I stopped at the corner store on … Continue reading

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Chosen by God

      PSALM 147:12-20 12  Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem!            Praise your God, O Zion!  13  For he strengthens the bars of your gates;            he blesses your children within you.  14  He grants peace within your borders;            he fills you with the finest … Continue reading

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