What Is Your Legacy?

“’…For I know the plans I have for you,‘ says the Lord. ‘They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.’” (Jeremiah 29:11 NLT) When you think of your legacy to those you’ll one day leave behind, how do you envision that “gift?” An inheritance that mayContinue reading “What Is Your Legacy?”

Why Give?

“When the Roman officer who stood facing Him saw how He died, he exclaimed, ‘This man truly was the Son of God!’” (Mark 15:39 NLT) Giving, in whatever form it may occur, if it’s done in an effort to do good, blesses the heart of God. The story that Jesus tells in Matthew 25 regardingContinue reading “Why Give?”

Who’s “Broken” in Your Life?

“I am ignored as if I were dead, as if I were a broken pot.” (Psalm 31:12 NLT) Realizing there are lots of ways to think about brokenness, let me try to give a clearer understanding of what I mean, at least for purposes of this post. But before I do that, just to makeContinue reading “Who’s “Broken” in Your Life?”

Love Always Finds a Way

“There was a man there named Zacchaeus. He was the chief tax collector in the region, and he had become very rich.” (Luke 19:2 NLT) Tax collectors were despised people in Jesus’ day. They were typically Jews who worked for the Roman government collecting taxes from their own people. When someone was trying to describeContinue reading “Love Always Finds a Way”