posted on February 13, 2017
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In Luke 2:21, eight days after the birth of Christ, he was called Jesus.  In the time of Christ a man was simply known by his given name and further identified by the town he lived in.  Thus we have Jesus of Nazareth.   The wor...  More >

posted on February 6, 2017
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Have you ever gone to an event, a camp, or a sporting event where you paid a fee to get in, and they had a special stamp that marked the back of your hand?  The mark is always hard to see, but if at any time during the day you left the e...  More >

posted on February 3, 2017
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One of my greatest honors is getting to pray for other people... to learn of their struggle, joy, sorrow, or uncertainty and to say their name aloud to the God who hears. This happens every day in person, through social media, on prayer lists, and...  More >

posted on January 30, 2017
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Jesus frequently found Himself in conflict with the religious and political leaders of His day. When He ignored or replace their teachings and traditions, they bristled, challenign His right to make change.  They challenged his authority to i...  More >

posted on January 27, 2017
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Ben (my husband) and I are teaching a midweek class at the church on the book of Luke. We are diving deep into one passage each week. This week, we took a look at the temptation of Jesus as it appears in Luke 4:1-13. You can read it here. Have yo...  More >

posted on January 23, 2017
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Following Jesus means walking with Jesus.  Walking with Jesus implies that He is with us, that he is worth following, that we keep pace with him, go where he goes, and talk with him along the way.  It means we have opportunites to hear...  More >

posted on January 20, 2017
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It's here. And it happened. I just finished watching the live stream of the Presidential Inauguration on my computer while sorting papers. That's one of my usual Friday tasks. Sorting papers, that is, because clearly the inauguration thing doesn...  More >

posted on January 17, 2017
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Everybody has a behind the scenes story.  Everbody also has a story of a time, a moment, or a new when they feel stuck.    I've been stuck in the mud in a car.  I've been stuck on the ice on a bike. I've been stuck in the ...  More >

posted on January 13, 2017
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We have a well-loved farmhouse table in our kitchen. It seats 6... 8 if we squish a bit. It has subtle ruts from my son's Hot Wheels car races and grooves from my daughter's handwriting, letters pressed too hard through the page. It's been water s...  More >

posted on January 9, 2017
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First Methodist of Waco is beginning a five week message series on January 14 and 15 called "Life Together."  We've passed out a study book that connects to the series called,  Life Together.   I figured it made sense to match ...  More >

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