Posts about Faith

We Want It Now.

Posted by Guest Blogger on January 16, 2020 in Faith, Guest Blogger, Wisdom

Veruca Salt wanted a golden ticket. In the 1971 timeless classic, “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory,” we were introduced to a little girl named Veruca. And though she may have appeared innocent and sweet — much like the bars of chocolate she coveted — it took only for her to open her mouth that […]

A Time to Rise

Posted by Guest Blogger on January 9, 2020 in Faith, Guest Blogger, Hope

“Then he said, Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep, but now I will go and wake him up.” John 11:11  It is a story we are probably all familiar with. Jesus’ friend, Lazarus, is sick. His sisters send for Jesus knowing their Teacher can heal. Jesus delays his return to Judea until Lazarus has died […]

The Same But Different The Same, But Different.

Posted by Guest Blogger on December 26, 2019 in Faith, Family, Guest Blogger, Wisdom

Sweat pearls on her brow even as her breath forms the cold into small vanishing clouds of exhalation that come smaller and faster when her womb contracts. You could see it, as Joseph does, her breath condensed into vapor for a moment in the frigid air, but she doesn’t. Her eyes are either clenched tight […]

When Only Virtue Will Do

Posted by Guest Blogger on December 12, 2019 in Community, Faith, Hope

I’ve been in women’s ministry for about 20 years and one of my favorite things to do is take sisters through a journey of healing while studying the lives of women who were transformed by encountering Jesus. One of my absolute favorites is the woman in Mark 5 – the woman with the issue of […]

From Hearing to Knowing From Hearing to Knowing

Posted by Guest Blogger on December 5, 2019 in Faith, Guest Blogger, Hope, Love

“Faith comes by hearing and hearing from the Word of God.” This phrase has been ringing in my head as I’ve spent time thinking about faith,  wondering what it really means. This phrase of Scripture is one that I learned as a child. I put it in my memory bank of Bible verses and Sunday […]