A Deep Sadness

“I am dying from grief; my years are shortened by sadness. Sin has drained my strength; I am wasting away from within.” (Psalm 31:10 NLT) Grief can be a debilitating disease of the soul. While grief can be healthy and helpful, it can also drive us to a destructive self-analysis that can be crippling. IfContinue reading “A Deep Sadness”

What Do You Expect?

“Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. He loved us and offered Himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God.” (Ephesians 5:2 NLT) As a pastor I was privileged to sit with people in the best times of their lives and their worst times. A parent’s worst nightmareContinue reading “What Do You Expect?”

What’s So Special About Jesus’ Resurrection?

“The Spirit of God, who raised Jesus from the dead, lives in you. And just as God raised Christ Jesus from the dead, He will give life to your mortal bodies by this same Spirit living within you.” (Romans 8:11 NLT) Jesus wasn’t the only person in Scripture to come back from the grave, soContinue reading “What’s So Special About Jesus’ Resurrection?”