Creating Margins In Life

Definition of margin: 1: the part of a page or sheet outside the main body of printed or written matter 2: the outside limit and adjoining surface of something: edge at the margin of the woods continental margin 3 a: a spare amount or measure or degree allowed or...

Pursuing Jesus Daily

Henri J. Nouwen writes in his book Making All Things New: An Invitation To The Spiritual Life “The Spiritual life is not a life before, after, or beyond our everyday existence.  No, the spiritual life can only be real when it is lived in the midst of the pains and...

When Life Goes Ary

If you were to read Philippians in one sitting it would only take about 15 minutes or so.   Go ahead and read it, I’ll wait… In the reading of the entire book, you may have noticed a particular theme of joy emerging throughout each of the 4 chapters....

A Good Samaritan

The story of the good Samaritan comes out of Luke 10:25-37 giving us an excellent description of what it should look like to be a “good neighbor” (click on the Scripture reference to the full text).  Let’s set the scene… This is the...

Together In Community

Today’s society can feel chaotic and disheartening.  We don’t have to look far to see hate and violence, even among Christians.  The very ones who should profess the love of Jesus sometimes show the exact opposite.  But there is an answer in Philippians 2: So if there...