Trust In God

Trust In God

In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus wakes up to calm the storm with a stern word (Mark 4:35-41). We also will hear God speak to Job from out of the whirlwind (Job 38:1-11). As we consider our own storm-tossed realities we can wonder about God’s activity....
Introducing Abel Jesse Welch

Introducing Abel Jesse Welch

“By faith Abel brought God a better offering than Cain did. By faith he was commended as righteous, when God spoke well of his offerings. And by faith Abel still speaks…” ~Hebrews 11:4 “A shoot shall come out from the stump of Jesse, and a branch shall grow out of his...
Holy Trinity Sunday

Holy Trinity Sunday

This Sunday is Holy Trinity Sunday. We give our attention to God’s self-revelation as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit – one God in three persons, blessed Trinity. The doctrine of the Holy Trinity can quickly outstrip our understanding, but notice where in the...
Perpetual Pregnancy? | Children of God

Perpetual Pregnancy? | Children of God

With the baby boy’s expected arrival two weeks away, you can imagine our family is pregnant with anticipation. Just yesterday, the oldest boys moved to the previously unused back row of the van, making way for a carseat in the middle row. Judah thinks he and...
In Christ’s Strength We Can Do All Things.

In Christ’s Strength We Can Do All Things.

My seven year old, Judah, asks me for the weather forecast each morning before he picks out his clothes. The funny thing is, he will wear shorts and a t-shirt year round. Jude doesn’t feel cold, we say. Now and then he might be convinced to pack a jacket and on...