Discipline and Freedom

“My dear child, don’t shrug off God’s discipline, but don’t be crushed by it either. It’s the child he loves that he disciplines; the child he embraces, he also corrects. He’s treating you as dear children. This trouble you’re in isn’t punishment; it’s training, the normal experience of children. At the time, discipline isn’t much [...]

Vulnerability

“But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.” - ‭‭2 Corinthians‬ ‭12:9‬ ‭NIV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ I think it’s important to start by telling you that I’ve re-written [...]

Our Days are Numbered

I sat down at the end of my son’s bed last night to wish him goodnight. As I leaned down to kiss his forehead he ducked down underneath the covers and began rummaging around in the middle of his bed. At first, I thought he was playing a game but quickly came to understand that [...]

The Power to Transform

“You use steel to sharpen steel, and one friend sharpens another.” - Proverbs 27:17 As we end the Lenten season, I find myself thinking back to our church’s most recent Pastor, Ed Kelaher, who left us this past September to move to a new church closer to his family. I am thinking about Father Ed [...]