Where to Begin?

It can be difficult to know where to begin! We might stare at a blank computer screen unsure about what to write for the first sentence of our essay due for school. We might look at a blank canvas with a paint brush in hand unsure about where to put the first brushstroke. Beginnings are…

Two Verses, Two Steps

When we think about the depths of the Love of God, perhaps we need both — John 3:16-17 and 1 John 3:16-17 — speaking to all our lives, both spiritual and material, because those things are tied to one another.


When we open up those first pages of the Gospel of John, we quickly notice something very different. There is this story at the very beginning of the Gospel of John that we find in the very ending of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. There Jesus is in the Temple—as we read this morning—and he is…

The Work of Grace

It is a gift of immeasurable goodness; but, if we let Grace have its way, it will take us to new places. Grace does not cost us anything, but the work that Grace will do will cost us something, because it takes us down that road to Jesus…

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