Beneath the Surface

One question remains unasked in the George Floyd case. Who will replace the four police officers who were fired? I agree. They should have been fired. The one is being charged with murder. What happened to George Floyd was a horrible injustice. Unfortunately, it’s not an isolated event, which is why so many people are…

A Sense of Solidarity

It’s not easy. I feel like by sharing my story, “depression” becomes my label. And that label has a stigma attached to it. People think, “mentally ill,” “nutcase,” “can’t be trusted,” “emotionally unstable.” It’s not like sharing about drugs or alcohol or even a rocky time in your marriage as if it were a thing…

Joy of Serving

Recently at a family gathering, I found I would be almost done with one task when someone would holler at me, “hey, it’s time for you to do the one thing!” Then I’d nearly be done with that when someone else would holler at me, “oh, it’s time for the other thing-You’re in charge of…

Servant-like

  I once heard Dr. Tony Evans say that you can tell how servant-like you are when you get treated like a servant. I don’t know about you, but I certainly do not like being treated like a servant! I’m one of those few people that really enjoyed working in catering. I loved the organization,…

She Loved Much

A Pharisee had requested Jesus to dine with him. However, when Jesus arrived, He was not treated very well by the host! This would be like me stopping by your house when you knew I was coming. But instead of getting up to let me in, you simply unlocked the door and then returned to…

Definition of Discipleship

So what exactly is discipleship? My! That’s a good question! And I’m so glad you asked! I’ve heard a great many definitions on this and I don’t think any of them are necessarily wrong. Dr. Tony Evans describes discipleship as being that “developmental process of the local church that seeks to bring Christians from spiritual…