it’s more than feeling sorry

“Tell Tommy you’re sorry you hit him.” That’s how we learned to say we’re sorry–our parents taught us behaviors. Unfortunately, our feelings (Were we really sorry?) didn’t always match the act. We said we were sorry so we could get back to playing. We obeyed the rules and continued doing our own thing. The truth is,… Read More

How do you use the word “Jesus”?

What is the word “Jesus” to you? When do you use it? How do you use it? Is it an exclamation: of alarm, of fear, of surprise, of frustration … ? I read this daily devotional below this morning, and I am going to be very specific in my use of the word Jesus today, this… Read More

Sow forgiveness…reap forgiveness

Jesus is God, and he became who we are—he became our sin. Because he was both God and man he could accomplish the task that God the Father gave him of being the perfect lamb that was sacrificed to take away the sins of the world. Jesus reached across time and space and identified with… Read More