Armor

Armor

What is striking about the Apostle Paul’s list of items to help us stand firm in this world is that he begins with truth. Unfortunately, truth today is under attack. Today, it seems people don’t want to be bothered with the truth, or with facts, they just want to...
Fortress

Fortress

This verse comes from a story of David, he is praising God and thanking God for protection and being free from Saul. He is in a state of gratitude for all that God has done for him through this time of trouble and for eventually getting him out of it as well. David...
Clothing

Clothing

In the past year or so, my wife got me sucked into watching a couple fashion competition shows. While some aspects of fashion still elude me, there is one particular aspect that I really appreciate. Everyone on the show treats fashion and clothing as a form of...
Gate

Gate

Jesus is not the type of gate that locks us in, but rather one who frees us. Jesus is the good shepherd, and it is through him that we find greater pastures, abundant with life, led safely by a voice we know and love because we are known and loved by that voice. His...
Mother Hen

Mother Hen

https://youtu.be/qKP4RDO3TXw The image of God or of Jesus as mother hen is a compelling one. On first glance, it radiates comfort and warmth, security and protection. Check out the videos on YouTube of hens with their chicks and you’ll be moved by the tenderness of...
Lamb

Lamb

https://youtu.be/Iy28E0ZdfGU What do you think of when you hear the word leadership? I’ve been thinking a great deal about leadership, and what it means for the role I have leading others where I work, and in a larger context, what leadership means more broadly in our...