Believe

Mark 11:24 Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. In Mark 11 we are instructed to pray and thank God as though what we have been asking for has already been given.  That sounds simple, but when you...

Morning Mist

Some mornings I awake to a world blanketed in mist.  This mist rolls in off the sea and winds its way through the trees, obscuring my view so that all I can see is a blur behind the haze. This mist only stays for a short while and then, as the morning sun rises, it...

Just as You Are

I have recently come to a realization that has changed the way I look at going to church.  In the past, I have always thought that going to church was something I did for myself. I would go to fill a need for fellowship, enjoy some music, and to reconnect with...

The Potter and the Clay

Isaiah 64:8 Yet you, LORD, are our Father. We are the clay, you are the potter; we are all the work of your hand. This image, of God as the potter and us as the clay, is one that has often helped me puzzle through why difficult things have happened in my life.  It...