Does Not Compute

“No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.” – Romans 8:37. Have you ever felt there must be something more like Moana did? Something beyond merely existing? There is. Take a laptop computer. A laptop makes our lives easier. It can solve complex equations, enable long distance communication,…

The Journey

 “But one day, the Heart will be found by someone who will journey beyond our reef, find Maui, deliver him across the great ocean to restore Te Fiti’s Heart and save us all.” – Gramma Tala.  Moana has an insatiable urge to get off of her island. She’s not quite sure why, but she just…

Living On Purpose

So is my word that goes out from my mouth: It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it.” – Isaiah 55:11 In many ways, Moana is the classic “follow your heart” story. But as the movie progresses, it becomes clear she is really obeying–not…

Serving The Purpose

“And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.” – Romans 8:28.  Moana is an adventure story about a girl who is trying to find her purpose in life. She loves her home, but she also longs to…

The Promised Land

“Then I said to Baruch as they all listened, “This is what the Lord of Heaven’s Armies, the God of Israel, says: ‘Take both this sealed deed and the unsealed copy, and put them into a pottery jar to preserve them for a long time.’ For this is what the Lord of Heaven’s Armies, the God of Israel, says: ‘Someday people…