The Long Night

The Long Night

Last week marked a first for our family. With four kids, we’ve had our share of illnesses hit us. Last August, all of us at one point had COVID to various degrees of severity (the kids had what seemed like mild colds compared to Natasha and myself). We’ve dealt with fevers, headaches, growing pains, even…

Hungry and Thirsty

Hungry and Thirsty

Jesus’ list of Beatitudes are nothing less than amazing.  Verse 6 brings us to one that perhaps in a single verse summarizes the whole of the Christian life.  It says, “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied” (v. 6).  At risk of trivializing a verse of this magnitude,…

Without Hesitation

Without Hesitation

When Jesus, by the Sea of Galilee, called his first disciples to “follow him,” Scripture records very dramatic responses.   Look at when Jesus called Peter and Andrew. And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Immediately they left their nets and followed him. (Matthew 4:19-20) Strolling a little…