WHAT’S YOUR PASSION?

I believe in life, we all need to have a passion that drives us, whether it’s aviation, law or medicine; whether it’s being a stay-at-home mom, teacher, electrician, plumber or preacher. It is passion for what we do that makes a difference in this world, but how can we be sure what we are doing […]

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True Message of Easter

I have always loved the Easter Egg hunt at St. Luke’s. It has been so enjoyable over the years to see the children gathering the eggs, enjoying the chocolate candy, and meeting the Easter Bunny. It is a fun part of the holiday weekend! But while I love the day, it is Easter morning that […]

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Books About Heaven

As a follow-up to last week’s post where we looked at what it will be like in Heaven, I’m doing something a little different this week. Instead of the typical “three things,” I’m sharing with you a list of books that have been the most influential and though provoking, for me, on the topic of […]

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WHAT IS HEAVEN LIKE?

It’s one of the questions I get so often, “What is Heaven like?” We all want to know the answers. Countless books have been written (there are some really good ones) about near death experiences. I have to tell you right off the bat there is mystery in answering this question. There is no way […]

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Made in God’s Image

Do you ever think about what it means to be created in the image of God? #1 Made in God’s Image God created the land and the sea and called it good. God created the birds of the air and the fish in the sea and called it good. God created the moon, stars and […]

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WHAT DOES JESUS SAY ABOUT REVENGE?

“Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth: But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil. (Matthew 5:38-42) We find this passage in both Matthew and Luke; it comes from the Sermon on the Mount.  Jesus challenged the people by saying, “You have […]

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HAVE A LITTLE FAITH

When Jesus talks about faith, he’s talking about trusting in God.  In one of my favorite scriptures (Matthew 6:25-34), Jesus asks his Disciples, why are you so worried? Why are you worried about what you’re going to eat or drink and about your body and what you will wear?  Does all your worry add one minute to your […]

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Things to do when Jesus visits

Even Jesus needed some down time! He had become so popular with his fame spreading far and wide and everyone wanted something from Him. Mothers took their children to him, the sick and blind came to be healed and others simply came to argue and try prove Him wrong.  In Luke 10:38-42, we see Jesus […]

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Don’t pack Jesus up with the Christmas decorations

Today, I’m picking up where we left off a few weeks ago when Jesus was born in Bethlehem. While, we usually only look at the birth of Jesus at Christmas, there are three things we can carry with us throughout the year. #1: God’s promise to Simeon Just eight days after Jesus was born, Mary […]

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3 Things Parents and Grandparents Can Do to Make a Difference 

We recently hosted an event at St. Luke’s where Marsha and I shared the stage with our adult children, Paul and Kelly. It was such a fun night, sharing our family stories! The idea for this event  was in response to the growing need to help families navigate the challenges they face today including social […]

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