Stand-Up and Stand-Out

“Jesus was traveling from one city and village to another spreading the Good News about God’s kingdom.” (Luke 8:1)  Have you ever wondered where Jesus got the money to support traveling with 12 apostles? Well, here you go…   “Joanna, whose husband Chusa was Herod’s administrator; Susanna; and many other women. They provided financial support…

Are You Ready For This?

Are you ready for this? Last year, while on vacation, I fell and fractured my wrist. It hurt like “you know what” for months afterward. Well, a few weeks ago I fell again (no comment necessary) and hurt my shoulder….BAD! It hurt worse than my wrist. After x-rays and a cat-scan at the emergency room,…

GOD, Guns, and Government

As I write this, I am very aware that it will be scrutinized and even criticized by those who may not be familiar with me or my heart. I can only pray that God will convey my true heart of compassion for people and the mission I have to share HIM with others. When I…

Right Side Up or Upside Down?

“I’ve come to start a fire on this earth—how I wish it were blazing right now! I’ve come to change everything, turn everything rightside up—how I long for it to be finished! Do you think I came to smooth things over and make everything nice? Not so. I’ve come to disrupt and confront! (Luke 12:49-51…