The Life-Giving Season of Lent: Giving More of Ourselves to Christ

The season of Lent consists of the forty days (minus Sundays) before Resurrection Sunday. Lent is a time of examining our hearts toward God, and of fasting or abstaining from something in order to give more of ourselves to Christ. The days of Lent also remind us of the time in which Jesus fasted in … Continue reading The Life-Giving Season of Lent: Giving More of Ourselves to Christ

Unless You Repent

At church our interim pastor shared from the letter to the church at Ephesus: "...I have this against you, that you have left your first love. Therefore remember from where you have fallen, and repent and do the deeds you did at first; or else I am coming to you and will remove your lampstand … Continue reading Unless You Repent

Faith Not Feeling and Other Thoughts

I think so often we search for feelings & experiences, forgetting that the truth of God's Word needs to never be neglected. We can only gain the knowledge & discernment we need through studying His Word, not basing our relationship with God too greatly on feelings or experiences. Our own feelings cannot be trusted--they change … Continue reading Faith Not Feeling and Other Thoughts