It’s the greatest command found in all of the Bible, as per Jesus’ words in Mark 12:29-31 – “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.” But, how do we do this? Is this love of which Jesus spoke to be rendered down…

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(The following is highly opinionated. If you don’t agree, that’s fine.) Vacation Bible School is often one of the most time, money and volunteer intensive events on the entire yearly calendar. We need people to decorate, people to teach, people to wrangle kids, people to do snack, people to lead in the opening/closing events (like…

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As a fan of “mockumentaries” such as The Office, I found myself naturally drawn into another mockumentary a few years back called Parks and Rec. On the show, two characters, once a year, have a “Treat Yo’self Day”- a day in which they spend crazy amounts of money on things they want, pampering, and just…

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The culture of religion in America is inundated with sectarianism and division. And while Jesus’ people are called to be set apart from the world (1 Peter 2:9), what I’m talking about is a sickness in the hearts and souls of many today. So many are more enamored with following their religious traditions or teachings…

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“I love it when a plan comes together.” That phrase by Hannibal, my favorite character on one of the best shows ever, The A Team, is a perfect picture of what was happening in the book of Acts. God’s plan of redemption for His creation was finally coming together and people were being saved. However,…

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