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Remember Who You Are

Remember Who You Are

Remember Who You Are 1 John 3:1-2 When I was growing up, my father would regularly remind me to “Remember who you are!”  This seemingly simple encouragement was truly profound and still is today.  It encapsulated many significant truths.  One truth is that I represent something larger and greater than myself.  Another is that my […]

Thy Will Be Done

Thy Will Be Done

Thy Will Be Done Luke 22:42 Thy will be done. As followers of Christ, we desire to embrace God’s Will as the good and perfect will for our life.  We desire to see God’s Will realized “on earth as it is in heaven”.  As stated in the Lord’s Prayer, “‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your […]

An Unheard Cry 

An Unheard Cry 

An Unheard Cry  Proverbs 21:13 “Whoever shuts their ears to the cry of the poor will also cry and not be answered.” Proverbs 21:13 There are millions – actually billions – of people in poverty in the world.  It is estimated that over 25,000 people die every day from lack of food and preventable diseases. […]

Joyfully Abiding for the Glory of God

Joyfully Abiding for the Glory of God

Joyfully Abiding for the Glory of God John 15:1-11 Jesus, speaking to His disciples in John 15, “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. 2 Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit. 3 Already you are clean because of the word that […]

Abide

Abide

Abide John 15:1-11 Jesus, speaking to His disciples in John 15, “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. 2 Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit. 3 Already you are clean because of the word that I have spoken to you. 4 Abide in me, […]

Let not your heart be troubled

Let not your heart be troubled

Let not your heart be troubled “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me.” – – Jesus from John 14:1 Sometimes we need to remind ourselves of the words of Jesus in times of difficulty and concern.  I find it helpful to repeat the words of Jesus to myself. Let […]

Where do you put your trust?

Where do you put your trust?

Where do you put your trust? Psalm 20:7 Where do you put your trust? Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God. Psalm 20:7 Do you put your trust in the strength of man – in chariots and in horses as it were in the times of the […]

True Authority

True Authority

True Authority Luke 20:1-2   Who comes to mind when you think of a person in authority?  Likely you may think of people who have positional authority.  Their position – whether in the home, the workplace, government, or the church – gives them a certain level of authority.  But perhaps you can also think of […]

Come to Me and I Will Give you Rest

Come to Me and I Will Give you Rest

Come to Me and I Will Give you Rest Matthew 11:28-30 How do you respond when someone asks you, “How are you doing?”  A typical response from me is, “BUSY!”  You’ve probably heard this response from others and most likely can relate to it yourself.  Today’s society is fast paced.  We like to multi-task and […]

Field Partner Update

Field Partner Update

An Update from the Libby Family Serving in Tijuana, Mexico We had to share this beautiful, inspiring story from one of our beloved field partners, the Libby family with Mexican Medical Ministries: It was around midday when I, Craig, was escorting a dental patient to the women’s prayer / counseling tent that a glimpse of […]

Do Not Worry

Do Not Worry

Do Not Worry Luke 12:22-31 Have you ever told someone, or perhaps someone has told you, “Don’t worry about it!”  That seemingly simple instruction may sound nice but for many with great responsibilities and constant pressures, not worrying can one of the most challenging things in their life.  If you are one who struggles with […]

Jesus Came to Seek and Save the Lost

Jesus Came to Seek and Save the Lost

Jesus came to seek and save the lost Luke 15:1-7 The parables of Luke 15 include the parable of the Lost Sheep, the Lost Coin, and the Lost (Prodigal) Son.  Each of these parables provide insight into the very heart of God.  Today we will look at the Lost Sheep. Luke 15:  Now the tax collectors […]