Contributed on Jan 11, 2010
Every action we take has consequences for where we end up - so where we plant our lives is critical.
“Renewable Energy: Rooting for Yourself” Psalm 1 Barb and I have discovered that where we plant a tree in our yard makes all the difference in whether or not it grows into maturity and productivity. This is so because some of our yard is good soil and some of it is thick clay; good ...read more
Contributed on Jan 18, 2010
Jesus commends a rhythm for life - worship, then work.
“Renewable Energy: The Rest of the Story” Luke 10:38-42 So with whom do you identify – Martha or Mary? Which one do you like better? I think I agree with the man who replied, “I like Martha best during dinner and I like Mary best after dinner.” It’s almost ...read more
Contributed on Jan 31, 2010
Complete joy come from loving others as Jesus loves us.
“Renewable Energy: Being A Good Lover” John 14:15-24 & 15:9-17 In her book “Smoke on the Mountain”, Joy Davidman told of a missionary in a dark corner of Africa where the men had a habit of filing their teeth to sharp points. The missionary was working hard at trying to ...read more
Contributed on Feb 7, 2010
When we swim in the river of God's grace and love we are able to hold our deeper commitments to Jesus.
“Renewable Energy: Swimming in the River” Luke 4:1-13 The night of my Ordination – the time at which I officially became a Minister of the Word – is still vivid in my mind. The joy, the solemnity, the anointing through laying on of hands – when the night was ...read more
Contributed on Feb 16, 2010
Listening to God requires absolute, coourageous obedience to Christ.
“Renewable Energy: Listen Up!” Luke 9:28-36 There are many ways to say “Listen!” For example: “Shh! Listen!” - a whispered command so as not to disturb someone. Or “LISTEN TO ME!” - a loud command to get attention in as noisy place. Or “OK. ...read more