The Key Word Is Reciprocity

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By Kristen Wells Reciprocity ~ a relation of mutual dependence or action or influence. When you think of God and His Son Jesus Christ and your relationship with Him, do you think of it as being reciprocal?  Is there mutual…

It Is Still Finished

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by Robin Gilbert Luftig I love Resurrection Sunday.  I love walking into church and hearing the greeting, “He has risen,” being met with the response of, “He has risen, indeed!”  This event is what separates Christianity and all the other…

Blessed Redeemer

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The scene: And Jesus said, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do.  And parting his garments among them, they cast lots.  And the people stood beholding. And the rulers also scoffed at him, saying, “He saved others;…

Love Leads Us Home ~ Following the Life of Christ

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Dear friends ~ today, I just want us to remember this: there is no storm in our lives that will ever be bigger than our God. When the hard circumstances come along ~ when we feel pulled and pushed, overwhelmed by things happening around…

Crisis of Faith

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It is a paradox.  If you are really serious about your faith, at some point you will almost certainly come to a place of doubt and crisis.  It just seems to be a part of the process.  Working these situations…