The world is under God’s authority

Have you quit listening to the news because it makes you look at a bleak future in a world full of hate and suffering? And ramping up fear is a way to get more people watching and listening, great for the bottom line of radio and television stations.. If you are tired of fearing what… Read More

Ephesians 3:7-8 What’s your excuse?

What’s stopping you from doing God’s mission for you? When I read through Paul’s list of excuses, I was surprised at the similarity to mine. I had always thought of Paul as an extremely confident, know-it-all kind of guy, and here I was reading a list of his anxieties about himself–lots of excuses giving his… Read More

What giant are you facing today?

What is stealing your joy and consuming your mental and emotional energy today? Or maybe it’s a big temptation, a hot temper, a conundrum for which you have NO solutions… The Lord is ready when you are. Ask Him to help you shut your Goliath down–today. Bridgewood Church 6201 W. 135th St.  |  Savage, MN… Read More

End the vicious cycle of one-upmanship

In order to forgive, we need to identify with the person who sinned against us. Isn’t that what Jesus did when he came to earth? He became one with us—became our sin. That is how sins are forgiven. In order for us to forgive, we need to enter into the Gethsemane prayer with Jesus: “Abba,… Read More