I'm making progress on my last 100 miles. I ran in 35 degree weather and consistent rain for my sponsors this weekend! Will you consider joining our growing number of sponsors? All funds are going toward our local relationships and pregnancy care center: At LIFEBRIDGE, we provide essential mentoring, training, assistance, and care to storm-tossed … Continue reading Call for Sponsors! Racing to 1000 for LIFEBRIDGE!
One of the first Christmas carols ever sung wasn't written at Christmas at all--but six months earlier. And it wasn't sung at the birth of Jesus, either. It was sung at the birth of his cousin John. When it comes to recounting the Christmas story, I suspect most of us begin in Luke chapter 2: … Continue reading The Unexpected Joy of the Christmas
I'm trying to meet my goal to run 1000 miles in 2018! I've got 100 miles left to run in the month of December, and I need some cheerleaders. That's where you come in! You all can help me make it to the finish by sponsoring me for the next 100 miles. As I run … Continue reading 1000 Mile LIFEBRIDGE Year-End Challenge!
Feeding our Greatest Hunger with Spirit-filled Obedience This week, I've been meditating on Paul's seemingly straightforward and simple command to the Colossians: "And be thankful" (3:15). The word and reminded us of our privilege to offer thanksgiving as a continual refrain to what God has done for us in Christ. Be showed us the impossibility of thankfulness … Continue reading Satisfied in Giving Thanks
Joining in Thanksgivingat Christ's Table This Thanksgiving season, a short sentence from Paul’s letter to the Colossians has been stuck in my head: “And be thankful” (Colossians 3:15). In yesterday’s post, we explored the first word and. And encouraged us to see how thanksgiving is related to every aspect of the Christian life. There is … Continue reading Jesus, Our Thanks-Giver
Every year as the holidays approach, I take a break from whatever book I’m preaching through and turn to something completely different. For instance, last year I preached a series entitled “A Very Reformed Christmas”, preaching a text from the Christmas narrative each week of Advent and pairing it with one of the five solas … Continue reading Thanksgiving: The One Thing We Add to the Gospel