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Remembering God’s Faithfulness

I grew up in a culture of shame. That meant putting on a mask was essential. Image mattered because you didn’t want to bring shame on yourself but especially upon your family. Therefore, failure was not an option, the truth became subjective and honesty became situational. One of the things I love about the Bible…

Looking Ahead and Staying Focused

As we begin a new year, we stand at the threshold of uncertainty. Like in business, we can go into a new venture with hope and anticipation but we also know it is an adventure not without risks. Starting the new year in a positive way is important, but it is also important to remember…

Don’t Panic!

Disaster movies often have a “don’t panic” scene. The hero or heroine is trying to organize the others to escape the oncoming disaster, but somebody loses his or her head and starts screaming about how they’re all going to die. “Don’t panic!” shouts the one in charge, often slapping the panicky one. Generally speaking, it’s…

Steps to a Deeper Faith Pt. 1

With a new year approaching, everyone starts talking about resolutions, plans and dreams. Even in the church, we talk about vision and goals that lead to growth and change. For me, it is seeing people get from A to B in their relationship with God; to becoming more like Christ. It is having a deeper faith in…

Trying to Keep on Track

How many of us have ever gotten lost? Sometimes we forget to look at a map and other times we get distracted by the things going on in our days and life. There is a story from Greek mythology where a beautiful woman named Atalanta who was the prized beauty of her day. Everyone wanted…