Teaching this story to my students helped me attempt to see the story of Abraham's obedience from his son's point of view. Why did he stay so close to Rebekah? Why did he prefer Esau over Jacob?
Seeking God to find out what his will is for so many people desperately searching for meaning.
Walking, enjoying family time, writing, singing.
This is a story I made up based on the miracle of Jesus feeding the five thousand (Matthew 14:13-21; Mark 6:30-44; Luke 9:10-17; John 6:1-15) after I heard a song on the radio “What If I Gave All."
There are all sorts of opinions and arguments about worship and what style is best. But can we please find out why we worship the way we do?
Like being a person with a intellectual disability or a physical disability, having a sexual disability is a reality in our sinful world that no amount of preaching or judging will alleviate.
Yes, I do see how God is using Covid to make us aware of what we are doing as a society. I truely believe that our churches are becoming more secular. We expect our leaders to be powerful people...posted on: Why the Church Needed COVID-19
I love this! But I also know how difficult it is. Just last week my husband and I got all arguementative about how old Mary was when she had Jesus!
What if we look at this as part of the...
I was writing it more for those of us who have read these stories so often and forget how multi-dimensionally God works. I was worried that some might take it as gospel truth, but I have also...posted on: Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand
But what do you do if you are kind of forced to "ghost"? We started attending a small church because we really wanted community. We were very involved and were realistic about not being accepted...
I am amazed at how old songs are coming to my mind as I deal with the world around me.
My God and I go through the fields together, we walk and talk as good friends should and do...
But don't you find that we are becoming like the rest of society in that we sit, listen, and at the end give our "all important thumbs up or thumbs down"? We can't really participate. One...posted on: A Closer Look at Corporate Worship
So many of our churches in my area must not have proper training then. I went to so many churches and they all played louder than the congregation. I am convinced that they do this so that...posted on: A Closer Look at Corporate Worship
Hello Christy, I think you have found the heart of worship! If we all sing together, we are participating in worship. If we listen to worship music, we rest in the worship. We can rest in the...posted on: Participation Is Everything
I really liked the five dollar coffee gift cards. Cards of encouragement were great too.posted on: Small Gift Ideas for Church Volunteers?
What if we did not use sound systems to run our services? The one with the mike controls the service. Our worship leaders no longer lead. Because of sound systems, they run the worship. I...posted on: Can You Hear Me?