“Begin Again”: A Weekly devotional for a New Year, Week 4

‘”I will show wonders in the heavens above and signs on the earth below, blood and fire and billows of smoke. The sun will be turned to darkness and the moon to blood before the coming of the great and glorious day of the Lord. And everyone who calls on the name of the Lord … Continue reading “Begin Again”: A Weekly devotional for a New Year, Week 4

“Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New Year, Week 3

‘In those days Peter stood up among the believers (a group numbering about a hundred and twenty) and said, “Brothers and sisters, the Scripture had to be fulfilled in which the Holy Spirit spoke long ago through David concerning Judas, who served as guide for those who arrested Jesus. He was one of our number and shared in … Continue reading “Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New Year, Week 3

“Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New Year, Week 2

‘Then they gathered around Jesus and asked him, “Lord, are you at this time going to restore the kingdom to Israel?” He said to them: “It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on … Continue reading “Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New Year, Week 2

“Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New Year, Week 1

“Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about. For John baptized with water, but in a few days you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.” Acts 1:4-5           If you want to make a new beginning, then surely you must at least do … Continue reading “Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New Year, Week 1

“Is It Over Yet?”

You're ready... You're so ready... For COVID to be over and done with, and for life to return to 'normal'. Me, too: I am totally ready. And this is the thing that I'm discovering: I thought that with the (modest) re-opening of businesses, schools, and churches, the deep frustration that I felt about the one … Continue reading “Is It Over Yet?”

Wednesday Roundup: The Church Has Moved! Podcast Interview with Yours Truly…

Every other Wednesday, instead of an original post, I'll provide links to podcasts, blogs, articles, etc. that are shaping how I think about the issues I love to write about: Marriage and Family, Culture, Leadership, and the Church. New Churches Q and A: Current Strategy for a Young Church Plant This is from a nationwide organization that … Continue reading Wednesday Roundup: The Church Has Moved! Podcast Interview with Yours Truly…