The Season of Preparation

On December the 2nd, many people will begin the celebration of the Advent Season. A time of preparation for the coming of the Lord, a celebration of the fulfillment of hundreds, even thousands of years of prophecies leading up to the first cry of Jesus on that blessed night in Bethlehem.

This is one of my favorite times of the year. This is the time when we can celebrate the joy and hope of the truth of Jesus’ birth. His ministry of Salvation and Redemption, and we can

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What is Truth

There are no limits to the ways that the Lord speaks to His children. As I journey on in this life of faith, it seems that every day He has proven that He never runs out of creative ideas to help me to know Him better and to love Him more.

Last week, I made a new friend who was sitting alone going through a large stack of flash cards. I was quite delighted to learn that she and I have a love of words in common. We had an

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What's In Your Water?

“You can’t make unsafe foods safe.”

This bit of wisdom comes from a recent online food management course I took called “ServSafe”. The spiritual application of this hit me full force. How often do we try to make something of this world into something spiritually edible?


Nothing is more refreshing than a cold, pure glass of water. But what if I told you that I had added just a drop of sewage water into the glass?

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The Christian Life is…Easy?

Recently I read a quote that really got my attention. The author said, “The Christian life is easy, if you just let Him (God) do it.”

At first I was genuinely annoyed by this claim, to say the least. The Christian life, easy? Has this author ever read the stories of missionaries serving worldwide? Has he ever been in need without a way of knowing how the Lord would work things out? Has he ever looked at his children and wondered where their next meal

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