What you and I REALLY need…

What you and I REALLY need…

She sat on the cold pavement, hunching her torso over into her lap to better shield her body from the harsh winter wind. The forecast had predicted dropping temperatures overnight, and it appeared as though she would transition to her makeshift bed in that exact same...
The Value of Godly Relationships

The Value of Godly Relationships

“So are you two sisters?” My friend and I looked at each other from across the tiny exam room and smiled big as her oncologist waited for our answer. You could say that. Definitely sisters. Sisters in Christ for the long haul… We first met as new...
Week 2: The Joy of Serving

Week 2: The Joy of Serving

If it weren’t for people… work would be great. If it weren’t for people… church would be effortless. If it weren’t for people… humble service would be easy. Sacrificial service is something many people admire but may not truly desire to practice. Our culture values...
Our Confidence in Suffering

Our Confidence in Suffering

Have you ever had days… months… maybe even years in your life when it seemed like you were in a “prison” of suffering that you couldn’t escape? Maybe you’ve grieved the death of a loved one, the halt of a dream, or you’ve been...
(Week 6 – Friday) Final Words

(Week 6 – Friday) Final Words

Over the last year, we spent many quiet mornings sitting next to a giant. He wasn’t 10 feet tall in stature, but he was big in heart. My Cuban Abuelo was married for 70 years to the same woman, worked hard, and loved well. He was the patriarch and centerpiece of our...