Monkey See, Monkey Do

“Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children; and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma.”  Ephesians 5:1-2 We are to be imitators of God as children are.  Why did he not say ‘be imitators as adults?’ As we age further into adulthood, … More Monkey See, Monkey Do

The Pumpkin Christian

Since we are in the fall season, I thought this was appropriate and very insightful.  Enjoy! What’s it like to be a Christian? It’s like being a pumpkin.  God picks you from the patch, brings you in, and washes off all the dirt.  Then, He cuts off the top and scoops out all the yucky … More The Pumpkin Christian

Struggling Through Loss

My brother and his wife just lost their baby yesterday.  They found out just a few days ago that the baby that Karie was carrying no longer had a heartbeat.  After a painful and trying day, she finally gave birth to their baby, Justus.  His body was very tiny at just over a pound, but … More Struggling Through Loss

Cleansing From Bitterness

“Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.”  Ephesians 4:31-32 Is there someone in your life, if they sat by you at church, would make your skin crawl?  You probably would … More Cleansing From Bitterness

Moving On From Milk

“Anyone who lives on milk, being still an infant, is not acquainted with the teaching about righteousness.”  Hebrews 5:13 Infants are needy, to say the least.  Babies still on milk are very vulnerable to all sorts of dangers.  They can easily get sick, get hurt, get taken.  In order to survive, they are dependent on others … More Moving On From Milk