Labor of Love or Love of Labor?

Revelation 2:4 “Yet I hold this against you: You have forsaken the love you had at first.” They worked tirelessly without growing weary. They endured hardship after hardship for the sake of Christ. They persevered when others folded. They fearlessly exposed hypocrisy in the church, unswerving in their dedication to Continue Reading…

Kinder Than Necessary

Jeremiah 38:12-13 “Ebed-Melek the Cushite said to Jeremiah, ‘Put these old rags and worn-out clothes under your arms to pad the ropes.’ Jeremiah did so, and they pulled him up with the ropes and lifted him out of the cistern.” “Be kinder than necessary.” That’s the motto South Carolina governor Continue Reading…

I Am Willing

Matthew 8:3 “Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man. ‘I am willing,’ he said. ‘Be clean!’ Immediately he was cleansed of his leprosy.” I am willing. What words of power! Of healing. Of love. Words every single person needs to hear.  The man who came to Jesus was a leper. The only Continue Reading…