Tag: Bible

OUT OF THE CHAOS 01.19.2021

Sunday night I crawled into bed quite distraught. I knew I would have trouble setting it aside and sleeping well, so I reached for my Ipad to open the Bible app and read something. I immediately remembered that Dave and I hadn’t listened to the daily scriptures for the One Year Bible plan. Silently, I …

OUT OF THE CHAOS 01.04.2021

This year the church I attend is undertaking the community task of reading through the Bible in a year. It sounds a lot like a resolution to me and if there is anything I avoid with a vengeance, it is resolutions. I even told my friend I was not planning to participate. Not that it’s …

out of the chaos 04.23.2020

It is said grace is receiving what you do not deserve while mercy is not receiving what you deserve. Yesterday I experienced both. I decided to make my first trip to Costco in many weeks. My daughters and I banded together to make this journey. After all, there is strength in numbers, right? I offered …

Daily Reads 06.16.2019

I invite you to join me online today as I preach at Maple City Chapel in Goshen, Indiana. We will continue our series on the Bible – how it came to us and how to read it for all it is worth. Our topic today is “How to Read the Bible for All It’s Worth!” …

Just Show Up!

Two phrases run through my mind today. “You do you” and “Just show up.” Embracing the mantra “you do you” has not been easy for me because I tend toward absolutes. No excuses! Work harder! But I have grown to really appreciate it and whole-heartedly endorse individual approach to growth!