Opening Our Eyes To See The Harvest

“Do you not say, ‘Four months more and then the harvest’? I tell you open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for harvest.” John 4:35 Jesus spoke these words to His disciples on the heels of a significant encounter He’d had with a woman from Samaria.… Read More

Encourage While It’s Called Today

Morning Meditation “But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called ‘Today,’ so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness.” Hebrews 3:13 Yesterday I was rushing to get out of the house for an afternoon walk with a friend; I am a professional rusher of a… Read More

Three Truths Jesus Taught About Bearing Fruit

Morning Meditation, October 5, 2015 “Remain in me, as I also remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me. I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and… Read More

The Power To Believe You Are Loved

Morning Meditation, September 28, 2015 “And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the saints, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge…” Ephesians 3:18-19 This passage of… Read More

A Birthday and Three Gifts of God’s Faithfulness

Morning Meditation, September 21, 2015  “Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:22-23 I turn a year older this week. What is it about birthdays, especially the adulthood ones that make you… Read More

How To Be Fully Known (And Know You Are Fully Loved)

Morning Meditation, September 14th Psalm 139:1, “O Lord, you have searched me and you know me.” I used to watch the Cosby show as a kid and I’ve never forgotten this exchange: Boyfriend: “I think I’m going to just spend some time trying to find myself.” Cliff: “And how long do… Read More

Three Ways to Help Our Children Love God’s Commands

Morning Meditation, September 7th, 2015  Deuteronomy 6:6-7, “These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.” The… Read More

What Is Greater To You Than Jesus?

Morning Meditation, August 31st  “Are you greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the well and drank from it himself…?” John 4:12 For the Samaritan woman, nothing was loftier than the symbolism behind Jacob and his well. He was a patriarch of the Jews, he represented Israel’s legacy and heritage,… Read More