Tag Archives: Hope

Five biscuits and two fish sticks: All it takes to show some faith

“Where’s the closest Wal-Mart?” That might as well be the modern equivalent of what Jesus asked Philip at the start of the famed story of Jesus feeding 5,000.  Jesus is concerned about immediate need of this large group and he … Continue reading

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When you’ve lost your faith and hope

“We might not be able to, because of the blinders of our own situation, to see God at work. ¬†However, that doesn’t mean that God isn’t very much on the job and working overtime.” 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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Hope in the journey: ‘For nothing is impossible with God’

The story of Christmas includes a pivotal moment when Mary places her faith in God. Following God, even when it seems impossible, is a pivotal moment for every journey of faith. Continue reading

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Giving thanks and finding joy when you feel anxious

Thanksgiving is more than just a holiday. It can help us to address anxiety in our life. Continue reading

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Living in the gap between shame and hope

How do you navigate the tension between shame and the hope of God? Some thoughts from the Book of Romans. Continue reading

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The waiting is the hardest part

The waiting is the hardest part. How are you at holding on to hope even when you are waiting for what comes next? Continue reading

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