This Sunday is the day that the church celebrates what is known as Pentecost Sunday. It is the remembrance of the time when the Holy Spirit first fell upon the disciples. For all intents and purposes, Pentecost is the “birthday of the church” for it was upon the falling of the Spirit that the […]Read More I’m on Fire!
I live in Texas. We are used to having some very hot and dry summers. Because of the summers, spring becomes even more important. We must have a lot of rain in spring to fill our lakes and ponds to compensate for periods of dryness that come in the hot months. This year, we have […]Read More The Difference
Just because a church or place of worship has a biblical name over the door does not mean that Jesus is in control in that house. Just because a person calls themselves a Christian or wears symbols of Christianity on their person does not mean that Jesus is in control of that house either. A […]Read More Challenging God’s Authority
We have been studying freedom in Christ at our church recently. I want to share a scripture with you. The scripture says: Nevertheless when one turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away. Now the Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. But we all with […]Read More The Veil
This coming weekend, we celebrate Mother’s Day here in the U.S. I am so grateful for my own mom and my grandmother who is now home with Jesus. Every time I think of mothers, I can’t help but think about the earthly mother of Jesus, Mary. When she came to present Jesus as her firstborn […]Read More Labor of Love
“You shall count from the eve of the second day of Pesach, when an omer of grain is to be brought as an offering, seven complete weeks. The day after the seventh week of your counting will make fifty days, and you shall present a new meal offering to God.” Leviticus 23:15-16 The Jewish feast […]Read More Counting of the Omer
We just celebrated the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. It seems to me that we are not as moved by what happened as we should be when you consider the gravity of the events. So, what has changed? The better question might be: who has changed? Has Jesus changed? No, same Jesus. Has […]Read More Resurrection Reprise