God's love exhausts all analogies and can only be defined by what he did in Jesus on the cross and in the manger.
12/26/2006 by Alan Smith
We get so caught up in the fluff we forget the focus of God, like justice and mercy.
12/20/2006 by Jamie Shell & Brent Nidiffer
Using something for free almost every weekend of the year for a parking lot reminds a church that they don't own what they use; we need to learn that same thing as God's children.
12/03/2006 by Alan Smith
A humorous story about undeserved inheritance reminds us of how easy it is to forget to thank God for all that he has done for us.
11/23/2006 by Alan Smith
Can we spend any special, focused, time thinking about nothing but God? It is hard, but we must learn to do so.
11/16/2006 by Alan Smith
We stand on the shoulders of giants and have the blessinmgs we have because of their sacrifices.
11/05/2006 by Alan Smith
We all need time for real, genuine, rest.
10/07/2006 by Alan Smith
God longs to help supply us with our need, just as he did with the apostles trying to feed the 5000.
10/01/2006 by Alan Smith
A duck that dances on a pot reveals the secret to shining our light and keeping our candle lit so that we can influence others.
09/24/2006 by Alan Smith
Religion often addes burdens to people's backs, but Jesus came and relieved burdens.
08/25/2006 by Alan Smith
Change for the better only happens if our goal is Jesus and our power to change is the Holy Spirit?
08/12/2006 by Alan Smith
A joke about HMO's leads to some interesting oberservations about heaven and the fact that everyting on earth is temporary.
07/27/2006 by Alan Smith
While we don't expect to do the work to make prayer work, we must at least engage ourselves in the task we pray for.
06/22/2006 by Alan Smith
While the most expensive meal in history was billed as an overcharge on a credit card, it really is a meal provided by our sin.
06/04/2006 by Alan Smith
We often want God to be a traffic cop who only gives warning tickets.
05/27/2006 by Alan Smith
Like a mom, God forgives completely.
05/20/2006 by Jamie Shell & Brent Nidiffer
We can learn a lot about who we are spiritually from a box of LEGOs, things like unity and being built by God into something special.
05/03/2006 by Alan Smith
Jesus is our pioneer and we are called to blaze the trail for others to follow after us.
04/29/2006 by Alan Smith
So often we have the grandiose promises we've made, when in reality we won't do the small stuff!
04/22/2006 by Alan Smith