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God’s Assurance in Transition

God’s Assurance in Transition

Friends, Are you finding time this summer to rest, re-create, refresh? Time away from the normal routine? Time to listen to the birds, watch the river or a baseball game? Summer is an evocative season. Rhubarb crisp stirs up childhood memories of finding shapes in the...
God’s Assurance in Transition

Peace! Be Still!

‘Jesus woke up and rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, “Peace! Be still!” Then the wind ceased, and there was a dead calm.’ – Mark 4:39 “Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our...
God’s Assurance in Transition

Prayers + Presence + Prophesy

I am the vine, you are the branches. Those who abide in me and I in them bear much fruit, because apart from me you can do nothing. – John 15: 5 Sometimes it is helpful to be reminded that I am not the vine. It seems obvious, but when one is part of the dominant...
God’s Assurance in Transition

The Way Forward

Friends, Christ is Risen! As you can probably imagine, these articles are due well ahead of the day they arrive in your inboxes and mailboxes. So, it may be a sunny day as you read, but as I write I can see out the window of my home office that a band of snow has...
God’s Assurance in Transition

We Wish to See Jesus

A year. That’s how long it has been since we were last in one space together. How long it’s been since we passed bread from hand to hand, lifted our voices in unison, welcomed the children running back in into worship eager to share what they had learned about God...