Faith During COVID-19

“At the foot of the mountain, a large crowd was waiting for them. A man came and knelt before Jesus and said, “Lord, have mercy on my son. He has seizures and suffers terribly. He often falls into the fire or into the water. So I brought him to your disciples, but they couldn’t heal him.” Jesus said, “You…

Growth Through Change

“But let me reveal to you a wonderful secret. We will not all die, but we will all be transformed!” – 1 Corinthians 15:51. Transition is a topic that is hard to discuss. While there is plenty to say about it, most of us really don’t like change, and with transition comes change. In order…

The Process Of Spiritual Growth

“Rather, you must grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. All glory to him, both now and forever! Amen” – 2 Peter 3:18.    Most Christians believe there is a blueprint for spiritual growth and assume that the same methods will produce the same growth in different people, but…

A Little Pruning

“He cuts off every branch of mine that doesn’t produce fruit, and he prunes the branches that do bear fruit so they will produce even more. You have already been pruned and purified by the message I have given you.”  – John 15:2-3.  In Chapter 15 of the Gospel of John, Jesus uses an agricultural example…

Vine and Branches

“I am the true grapevine, and my Father is the gardener. 2 He cuts off every branch of mine that doesn’t produce fruit, and he prunes the branches that do bear fruit so they will produce even more. 3 You have already been pruned and purified by the message I have given you. 4 Remain in me, and I will remain…