Encouragement · Faith · Fellowship · Today

encouragement…

encouragement… the act of inspiring with courage, spirit, or hope… attempting to persuade… spurring on… giving help… –Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary, combination of the definitions of encourage and encouragement God… the God of encouragement… calls His people to encourage one another… But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called “Today,” so that none of you…… Continue reading encouragement…

Church · Fellowship · Weird

it’s just weird…

weird adjective… 1: of, relating to, or caused by… the supernatural… 2: of strange or extraordinary character… –Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary (11th Ed.) Church… it’s just weird… Fellowship with Father God… through Jesus… by way of the Holy Spirit… Flesh filled with Divine… communing with the Unseen… Weird… Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit…… Continue reading it’s just weird…

Blessed · Fellowship · Listen · Testimony

the blessing of listening…

Thanks for listening… She said it immediately after I said… Thanks for telling me your faith story… You see… she’s one of the youth I’m teaching about faith… As part of leading them to take possession of their own faith… build their wall of faith… I challenged each to share their story with me… But…… Continue reading the blessing of listening…

Fellowship · Joy · Sister

sisters…

Sisters… I spent some time with some today… Regina… Marie… Eunice… Stacy… Cheryl… Sue… Alta… Deborah… Studying His Word… working… eating… teaching… learning… Sisters in Christ… doing life together… in varying degrees… finding encouragement and joy in one another… Therefore if there is any encouragement in Christ, if there is any consolation of love, if…… Continue reading sisters…

Fellowship · Patriarchs · Translation · Trust · Waiting

translating… patriarchs…

The reading through… brings me to another patriarch… Abram… renamed… Abraham… who laughed at 99 years of age… when the Lord said he would have a son… by Sarai… Sarah… who was 90… she laughed too…The Lord… He did not laugh…Is anything too hard or wonderful for the Lord? At the appointed time, when the season…… Continue reading translating… patriarchs…

Fellowship · Growth · Summit

more summit thoughts… connecting…

I read it this morning… on the treadmill…I have learned something elemental about connecting and communicating with the human race. Everyone has a name — and they long to be seen, to be heard, and to be acknowledged for more than just being another cashier at the counter, driver behind the wheel, waitress, ticket taker…… Continue reading more summit thoughts… connecting…