Jesus calls us to lay down our lives not be philanthropic

Jesus' words about mercy and how we, as his disciples, should seek out, invite, give to, speak for, and help the marginalized in society are not subtle. "When you give a dinner or a banquet, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbors, lest they also invite you in … Continue reading Jesus calls us to lay down our lives not be philanthropic

Why it’s important to meditate on the Bible: A conversation between mom and son.

Until about 7 o'clock this evening I felt like the walking dead. Doing some night shifts at the hospital is taking its toll on me.  But I'm always surprised at how much I notice God's presence and help when I feel especially weak. Today was no exception. My 13-year-old is new in his personal walk … Continue reading Why it’s important to meditate on the Bible: A conversation between mom and son.