Peter & Paul

December 3, 2018

We tend to build a lot of who we are on pillars of personal talent or aptitude. We find something that we’re good at or confident in ourselves with and use that as an object of magnifying who we are to those around us. Rick is known for his sense of humor. Carl is great at games and competitions. Deirdre is basically a musician virtuoso. People come to know us by the...

November 13, 2018

Every Christian parent’s warning to their children: “33 Do not be deceived: “Evil company corrupts good habits.”” – 1 Corinthians 15:33

This is a very simple teaching and a very simple message. But what profound applications it has. Iron sharpens iron (Proverbs 27:17) but cheese dulls the knife. Just as the things you spend time doing reflect on the level of importanc...

November 9, 2018

But he, being full of the Holy Spirit, gazed into heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God, and said, “Look! I see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God!”

– Acts 7:55, 56

I have spent a lot of time thinking about these two verses and what keeps catching my attention is Jesus standing... not sitting....

November 8, 2018

YOU are worth it, YOU are valued, YOU are loved.

The constant bombardment of worldly gain and self-esteem driven by comparative worth can push us into an existence of self-doubt, sadness, and a sense of unimportance. We strive day in and day out (the “grind” if you will) to achieve; better homes, higher salaries, career mobility, growth of stature, better relationship...