When Church is Hard

I went to church yesterday.  That isn’t unusual; I go to church every Sunday.  But yesterday, I saw the church at work, and I saw God at work in the church. At this stage in my life, I am itinerant.  My husband’s work moves him from place to place, and we set up temporary dwelling…

No Man is an Island – I Thessalonians, Day 8 (the end)

“We are obliged to love one another. We are not strictly bound to ‘like’ one another. Love governs the will: ‘liking’ is a matter of sense and sensibility. Nevertheless, if we really love others it will not be too hard to like them also. If we wait for some people to become agreeable or attractive…

Get Your Church On!

Ephesians 5:25 Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; 26 That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word, 27 That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish. Get your church…

Lady Church – II John

Lady Church, pick up your skirts. It is time to walk in truth. Done with wavering, Done with savoring the fruit of this world. Done with lies. You are the Lady of Truth, so tell it, preach it, live it, proclaim it. Train Your children. Gather them under the banner of the Son, Who is…