Lent 2020 | Day 38: “Message”

As a Christian, the message of salvation in Jesus Christ is at the heart of the Church’s identity. Without the Gospel, the reason for which the Church exists would fade away. Whenever we fail to hold to the Gospel, we will inevitably find ourselves losing what it means to be a disciple of Jesus. One […]

Read More

Lent 2020 | Day 37: “Looking”

The focus for today is “looking.” When we look, we are usually doing it on purpose. This is implied in the word but is often taken for granted. And that is part of the problem. The life of faith is a life of searching. We are introduced to God through the preaching of the Gospel. […]

Read More

Lent 2020 | Day 36: “Great”

When I saw the word for today the phrase that jumped into my mind was: “Great are you, Lord.” I find that we often used words in a way that actually diminishes what the words are designed to express. How many things actually inspire awe in us? And yet we use the word awesome. How […]

Read More

Lent 2020 | Day 35: “Dawn”

If we are not careful, we can feel like we are enduring a night that will never end. This could not be further from the truth. The beauty of our world is that for every night there is a morning. Some night may feel longer than we would like, but the world keeps right on […]

Read More

Lent 2020 | Palm Sunday: “Celebrate”

Today is Palm Sunday. I cannot remember the last time I missed gathering with my local congregation to celebrate during Holy Week. I find this time to be bittersweet. I pray that the Lord in his mercy brings this terrible time to a quick end. But even if it endures for a while longer, may […]

Read More