Dealing with Rejection: Luke 8:40

“When Jesus returned, the crowd welcomed him, for they were all expecting him.” -Luke 8:40 (CSB) Rejection. Such a dark word and such a painful experience. Rejection can make us feel ugly, unwanted, unappreciated, and alone. And yet, in spite of the loneliness which often accompanies it, rejection is an experience almost universal to humanity. … Continue reading Dealing with Rejection: Luke 8:40

The Extraordinary Ordinary: Thoughts on Luke 5:1-11

The Lord has an astounding ability to turn every day, ordinary circumstances into extraordinary moments. We expect God to work mightily in the unique, special, and critical moments of life – weddings, funerals, births, graduation ceremonies, illnesses, family crises (and sometimes combinations of these) just to name a few. However, it sometimes feels hard to … Continue reading The Extraordinary Ordinary: Thoughts on Luke 5:1-11