Power To Make a Difference

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” Acts 1:8 ESV Sometimes we talk about our gifts and calling as if they provided exciting experiences that God has prepared…

Catch Anything? Part 2

Part Two – The Other Side of the Boat Then he said, “Throw out your net on the right-hand side of the boat, and you’ll get some!” So they did, and they couldn’t haul in the net because there were so many fish in it.  John 21:6 ESV When I was a teenager om Summer nights some…

Knowing Jesus

What do any of us have more precious than knowing Jesus? But will we live today with our treasure buried like a pirate’s treasure chest? Will people need to be like Indiana Jones trying to decipher our words in order to discover who Jesus is? Maybe we’re worried about how they would react if we…

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…

What will they See this Thanksgiving?

In the gospel of Luke we find a story about 10 lepers who came to Jesus for help. They are a lot like people in our neighbors today. They knew that Jesus cared about their needs and has the ability to help. These 10 men also were ready to  immediately do anything that Jesus asked. Luke…