Greetings Holy, Healthy and Happy People of God, As I write this eNote to our faithful and devoted community of radical and contextually conscious followers of Jesus Christ, my heart rejoices in the Lord because of God’s faithfulness and the constant movement of the Holy Spirit among us. Often I will ask God to reveal … Continue reading God Keeps His Promises!
Grounded in Joy!
Luke 10:17-24, New International Version Have you ever seen a joyful person? What drives and sustains their joy? Joy is grounded in our relationship with God. The evidence of joy comes in the response to who Christ is and what he has done. We can reclaim the joy of the LORD! Jesus spends the 72 … Continue reading Grounded in Joy!
A Peaceable Place!
Luke 2:8-14, Common English Bible Imagine being a pregnant woman with a 50/50 chance that your child or you would live? Place yourself in the fields, like shepherds, guarding your flock all day and night from wolves and thieves. How much peace does shepherding offer you? With the birth of Christ, there was everything, but … Continue reading A Peaceable Place!
Reclaiming God’s Joy!
Luke 1:46-55, Common English Bible Where does joy come from and how can you reclaim it? Joy is the essence of being in the presence of God. So when are we not in the presence of God? We are always in the presence of God therefore we should always be joyful, right? King David writes … Continue reading Reclaiming God’s Joy!
The Table of Abundance!
Luke 22:14-23, New Revised Standard Version Relationships are at the forefront of Jesus’ movement. Taking steps toward the cross, Jesus is making his last stop at a table. At this table Jesus adds some elements to the Passover Meal. Broken bread (his body) and the poured-out cup (the blood of the Lamb slain from the … Continue reading The Table of Abundance!