Nothing effects our ability to approach and draw nearer to God quite like our image of God. The way we conceive of our God - as hostile or loving, on our team or the giant task master in the sky, as judge or defender - our personal experience and understanding of God effects our whole... Continue Reading →


Has a more beautiful dream ever been put into words then when Isaiah writes “Can a mother forget her infant? Be without tenderness for the child of her womb?  Even should she forget…God will never forget you.”  God will never forget YOU. If we were to boil down and distill all that Jesus taught and lived... Continue Reading →


In Jesus, in his dying and his rising, God is telling us that death is not the end…death does not have the final word… The Gospels assure us that, like Jesus’ birth, the resurrection was physical. Jesus’ tomb was empty, people could touch him, he ate food, he was not a ghost. The full nature... Continue Reading →


I’m a child of the 1970's and a big thrift shopper. On one trip I discovered one of those big aqua blue picture bibles they used to have in doctor’s offices at a local resale shop. Some of you might remember them.  They had very colorful and intricate illustrations and so for nostalgia, since I... Continue Reading →

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