Forsaken. It’s a word that doesn’t come up in casual conversation. Forsaken. Just the sound of it conjures up a barren and empty wasteland, with perhaps only a tumbleweed passing by. Forsaken. The word a heartbroken woman uses after a bad breakup.Read More
A long time before Mary and Joseph, long, long before that first Christmas, God set up a system to temporarily cover the sins of His people. God’s desire has always been to live in communion with us, but a Holy God cannot live with sinful man.
In His love, God set up a system of sacrifice. With the shedding of a lamb’s blood, their sins could be washed away - temporarily. This was a taste, a foreshadow of what was to come.Read More
I rummaged through my purse, looking for the chapstick I knew lingered near the bottom. My fingers closed around a small object, round and cool. I pulled it out, feeling its heft in my hand. For such a small item, it sure was heavy! What in the world?Read More
It's a funny thing: light. Physics tells us it is a wave made up of photons, biology tells us it is essential for life, psychology tells us it is necessary for sanity.Read More
My children laughed, remembering the puppet show from VBS the night before. The skit featured a puppet who struggled with memorizing scripture. His puppet friend offered to help out.Read More