When Religion is not enough

After reading John 11:38-57, it is a story that always leaves me astonished at the Pharisees but alert in my own life that I don’t become so “holy” that I lose true faith, heart, and belief in God. We can become so “religious” in our lives that we lose faith and belief in the greatness of … More When Religion is not enough

When a Pastor has gone way out of line

10 Then Simon Peter, who had a sword, drew it and struck the high priest’s servant, cutting off his right ear. (The servant’s name was Malchus.) 36 Jesus said, “My kingdom is not of this world. If it were, my servants would fight to prevent my arrest by the Jewish leaders. But now my kingdom is from another place.” 37 “You … More When a Pastor has gone way out of line

Paying for the sins of your family

As a little girl, I remembered hearing some of the older folks speaking about people who had a family curse on them. Or persons who were paying for the sins of their family. I remember clearly being enraptured in those conversations and not fully understanding why that person was paying for anyone else’s sin. As … More Paying for the sins of your family