Hanging of the Greens 2020

Hanging of the Greens 2020

“Wait until the Lord comes. He will bring to light what is hidden in darkness and will expose the motives of the heart” (1 Corinthians 4:5). Today is the first Sunday in Advent. The season of Advent is about waiting. It prepares our hearts for Christmas. As we...
Win, Lose or Draw

Win, Lose or Draw

Win, Lose or Draw. It’s a fun game. Life, however, is not always so fun. Each day, we either win, lose, or stay the same. Paul teaches us to be content in all three circumstances and to be thankful always. May God help us to see the good amidst the struggle and remind...
Don’t Waste God

Don’t Waste God

“For whoever has will be given more, and they will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what they have will be taken from them,” Jesus explains in Matthew 25:29. I don’t take this to be a statement of judgement as much as a statement of fact. As astronauts...
Choose God

Choose God

“Choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve… But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord” (Joshua 24:15). These are the final words of Joshua at the end of his life. In his youth, there were times when he got it right, and times when he got it...
Crossing Jordan

Crossing Jordan

“When you reach the edge of the Jordan’s waters, go and stand in the river” – Joshua 3:8. The Israelites stood at the waters edge peering over into the promised land. They did not know that God was prepared to deliver them miraculously to the other side. God...
The Promised Land

The Promised Land

Deuteronomy 34 marks a significant transition in Israel’s history. Moses passed away. Joshua took up the responsibility of leading the people. The community stared across the river Jordon as they imagined and anticipated what it would be like to come into the...