Left Handed in a Right Handed World

I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves. Matthew 10:16 Being born left-handed I painfully remember the upside down feeling of learning to write. At Hamilton Elementary, all children learned their penmanship right-handed. Nothing seemed to work for me. I gripped the pen the…

Silent Night – Mary’s Treasure

Luke 2:19-20 But Mary treasured up all these things, pondering them in her heart. And the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all they had heard and seen, as it had been told them. Of all the songs that I relate to Christmas I find that Silent Night is the one that brings me closest to that…

Third Shift Shepherds

And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.  Luke 2:8 This week we take a look at some overlooked guys who I call the third shift shepherds. Have you ever felt forgotten at Christmas? The good news is that God remembers.

Jesus Our Shepherd

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever. Psalm 23:6 ESV We are nearing the six-month mark of a life that is completely different from anything we have known before. No plan, no relationship and no expectation has gone untouched. Churches have…