Tag Archives: hope

Everyone Has a Story

But we had hoped that he was the one… Luke 24:21 Once upon a time, two men had placed all their hopes in a young leader. They just knew he was going to be the answer to all the questions … Continue reading

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Palm Monday

So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna! Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord— the King of Israel!” Jesus found a young donkey and sat on it; … Continue reading

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The King Has One More Move

He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Matthew 28:6 For the Christian, death is just a change of address. – Anne Lamott Do you recognize the name “Mel Blanc?” He was the voice behind all of … Continue reading

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My Beautiful Mess

The Lord upholds all who are falling, and raises up all who are bowed down. Psalm 145:14 In 1999, I had made such a mess of my marriage I had to resign the church I had led for thirteen years … Continue reading

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Waiting for Christmas

From ages past no one has heard, no ear has perceived, no eye has seen any God besides you, who works for those who wait for him. Isaiah 64:4 I hate waiting. I am the sort of person that when … Continue reading

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Forgiveness is Hope

Peter came and said to him, “Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times. Matthew 18:21-35 At 2:15 … Continue reading

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Overcoming Despair

Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you disquieted within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my help and my God. Psalm 42:11 Many of you might have heard of the pastor … Continue reading

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