Foot Washing Lessons

Then he poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet and to wipe them with the towel that was wrapped around him. John 13:5 ESV If you search for leadership training programs you can find 389 millions results in under a second; but not so many on learning to be a servant….

Making the Christmas Candy

This is my commandment, that you love one another, as I have loved you.                      John 15:12 ESV Every year as we approach Thanksgiving my wife begins preparing to make her Christmas candy. Of course preparing doesn’t begin with cooking it means buying almonds, chocolate, butter…

The Crazy Extravagant Love of God!

He came to Simon Peter, who said to him, “Lord, do you wash my feet?” John 13:6 ESV Though foot washing was a common everyday practice in the time when Jesus lived, it was the job of a servant to do that. So without one present the disciples came in and sat down at the…

Lift Up Those Hands!

Lift up your hands to the holy place and bless the Lord! Psalm 134:2 ESV Those are the opening lines from a chorus I love to sing. God’s word tells us to lift up our hands but do you ever stop to wonder why? Here are the four reasons that I came up with. Maybe you have some…

Love Your Neighbor

It is far better to love in some practical way one neighbor than to pray for blessing for all the world. We must love everyone but we only have time today to love the neighbor God has given us and that will be enough!