Category Archives: Hope

Memorial Day: Honoring those lost in the sinking of USS Indianapolis

More than 20 years ago, I had an encounter with a survivor of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis. Today, I want to honor his memory by sharing part of his story. Continue reading

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Palm Sunday is a reminder that God wins, always

Palm Sunday is more than just a time to wave branches and say, “Hosanna.” It is the reminder that the crucifixion of Jesus is rooted in a clash between God’s way and the world’s way. Spoiler alert: God wins. Continue reading

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Following God’s Law when you feel totally flawed: Reflections on Psalm 119

Do you ever look at the image of perfection that God gives us in scripture and think, “I can never get there.” That’s the point. Here are some thoughts from Psalm 119:1-8 on learning and applying God’s Law. Continue reading

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Peek-a-boo, let’s see what God can do

Experiencing the power of prayer and the Holy Spirit changes the way we see the world and our situation. Are you ready to open your eyes? Continue reading

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When you are up doubt creek without a paddle

Have you ever struggled with doubt? Are you struggling with it now? The Book of James gives us a glimpse into doubt and letting go. Continue reading

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Getting out of your shell to find your God-given purpose

Do you ever feel like a turtle living in your own shell? Jesus offers an option that lets us leave the shell behind and live a life of purpose. Continue reading

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A New Year: What if you still haven’t found what you’re looking for?

The Magi, the wisemen, remind us of what it means to complete our desperate searches. How can 2017 be a year in which you find what you are really looking for? Continue reading

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