God’s Greatest Gift

God could give us silver or gold. He could make us famous, talented or politically powerful. God could allow us to live in a palace a mansion or even a paradise island. But instead of any of the gifts that we might see on our favorite game show He gave us His word. God considers…

Who is God to You?

In Old Testament times the nation of Israel had the privilege of being the exclusive nation of God. The temple, the priesthood, the ark and the law all belonged to them. But the kings and priests forgot that His blessing was connected to His rule in their hearts. When Jesus came He found a beautiful…

Working Alone

“I work alone!” Mr. Incredible This Summer we can hardly wait to see The Incredibles 2. Okay so we’re grandparents but hey we’ve watched every kid movie for the last 16 years thanks to our 7 grandchildren! In the first movie a young man named Bob also known as Mr Incredible proudly tells his young…

Just Passing Through

Coming home from work I used to pass through a notch in the hills called sugar hollow. The interesting thing about that place was that in late afternoon it lay at just the exact angle to block out most of the sun when it was low on the horizon. You would drive out of bright…

Undocumented?

When I was a teenager one of my friends wrote a song called “I don’t want to get adjusted to this world.” Though I cannot remember a word of the lyrics that title sticks in my memory. Too often we spend our time and energy rushing around hoping to be accepted by people. We are…