Jesus used a parable of the vine and branches to teach His followers how He is the life-giving vine, and believers are merely attached to this vine for its life-sustaining elements (John 15:5). The vinedresser must inspect the plant to see where pruning needs to be done to get the grapes producing the best […]
Tucking her daughter into bed at night, Megan reminded Emma that we’re blessed to live in the United States where there is plenty of good food to eat and clean drinking water. She said some poorer countries don’t have these basic needs. Her seven-year old daughter then wonders why those poor people can’t move? Megan […]
As a storm raged over Wisconsin’s capital city last night, a little boy I know, who has been suffering from a variety of serious illnesses since he was a toddler, experienced a series of seizures. It was like the electricity in the air triggered these sudden attacks, leaving Nic and his mom holding each other […]
As millions of Christians worldwide stop to remember the sacrifice today that Jesus Christ made over two-millennia ago, do we fully understand why this had to happen? Why does innocent blood need to be shed to make amends, or atone, for sin?
What we must understand first, at a deeper level, is the character and […]
As I continue to study the life of Christ, I find myself wondering if He really enjoyed his life on Earth because it seems like it must have been very difficult to challenge the status quo, live a life of traveling from place to place, never owning His own house, and finally facing His […]