• by Guest Contributor
    Romans 10:11 (CEB) 11 The scripture says, “All who have faith in him won’t be put to shame.” Reflection Twelve year-old me heard a Bible study leader say, “Raise your hand if you are unsure about your salvation. Are you sure you’re going to heaven?” I had questions so I […]
  • by Joe Monahan
    Hebrews 12:1-2 (CEB) 1 So then, with endurance, let’s also run the race that is laid out in front of us, since we have such a great cloud of witnesses surrounding us. Let’s throw off any extra baggage, get rid of the sin that trips us up, 2 and fix our eyes […]
  • by Guest Contributor
    Isaiah 61:7 (CEB) 7 Instead of shame, their portion will be double;    instead of disgrace, they will rejoice over their share.They will possess a double portion in their land;    everlasting joy will be theirs. Reflection As a counselor, I cannot tell you how many times I have heard people put themselves down.  More often […]
  • by Guest Contributor
    Matthew 20:13-16 (CEB) 13 “But he replied to one of them, ‘Friend, I did you no wrong. Didn’t I agree to pay you a denarion? 14 Take what belongs to you and go. I want to give to this one who was hired last the same as I give to you. 15 Don’t I have […]
  • by Rachel Callender
    Hebrews 2:11-12 (CEB) 11 This is because the one who makes people holy and the people who are being made holy all come from one source. That is why Jesus isn’t ashamed to call them brothers and sisters when he says, 12 I will publicly announce your name to my brothers and […]
  • by Joe Monahan
    Romans 3:23-24 (CEB) 23 All have sinned and fall short of God’s glory, 24 but all are treated as righteous freely by his grace because of a ransom that was paid by Christ Jesus. Reflection I’d like to believe that if we just try hard enough, if we have enough information, if we […]
  • by Joe Monahan
    Luke 12:6-7 (CEB) 6 Aren’t five sparrows sold for two small coins? Yet not one of them is overlooked by God. 7 Even the hairs on your head are all counted. Don’t be afraid. You are worth more than many sparrows. Reflection Nothing escapes God’s notice. I watched a documentary recently about a man […]
  • by Rachel Callender
    Matthew 22:34-40 (CEB) 34 When the Pharisees heard that Jesus had left the Sadducees speechless, they met together. 35 One of them, a legal expert, tested him. 36 “Teacher, what is the greatest commandment in the Law?” 37 He replied, “You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your being, and with all […]