God’s Leading

God’s leading or burden for various choices in our lives is often misunderstood. We say, “I felt God’s leading on this matter.” in order to put to rest any questions. Yet in perhaps one of the biggest decisions of all time, Joseph and Mary choose to go to Bethlehem just to pay taxes. It is…

Listening in the Construction Zone

Have you ever noticed that the construction zone and the destruction zone seem very much alike? Maybe that’s because both involve some smashing down and some digging up that are equally painful. Recently we experienced lots of digging up, filling in and then digging up and filling in again of several large pipes under our…

Listening at Work

Listening at Work is the second in the series Joseph Learned to Listen   So Joseph found favor in his sight, and served him. Then he made him overseer of his house, and all that he had he put under his authority Genesis 39:4 Joseph prospered because the Lord was with him and his master, Potiphar noticed, however…

Joseph Listened – Part One

Often when we hear the story of Joseph in the book of Genesis it is usually associated with Joseph’s obedience. Joseph was obedient in every position in which he served, first as youngest son, then slave, prisoner and finally governor of Egypt. But today we begin a short study on not on Joseph’s morality but…

What Does the Bible say about voting?

I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people—  for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.  This is good, and pleases God our Savior 1 Timothy 2:1-3   I am truly thankful for the…