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Jesus Pays the Temple Tax

Jesus Pays the Temple Tax

This morning, my Bible reading plan took me to Matthew 17. I’m always amazed by the part of this chapter where Jesus pays the Temple tax. I find it interesting that this story is only recorded in the Book of Matthew. Remember, Matthew had been a tax collector himself before Jesus called him into discipleship. … Continue reading

Fall Update…

Fall Update…

The past several months have been a busy, happy, and very blessed whirlwind. So things have certainly been quiet around here… but that doesn’t mean things have been quiet. Know what I mean? First of all, our oldest daughter got married in September. Yay! It was a beautiful event and our family is blessed to … Continue reading

The Power of the Christmas Story

The Power of the Christmas Story

Jesus. Our Immanuel. God with us! It’s so powerful isn’t it? The Christmas story? A nation waited for centuries for a deliverer. People lived in spiritual darkness, hungry for help and hope. The Roman government ruled over the Jews with a firm hand, and the Jews wanted freedom. When would their promised King come? The … Continue reading

On Waiting, Thinking, and Other Stuff

I never meant to let my blog get dusty. I’m not sure how long it’s been since I’ve posted, but it’s been a while… I’ve been in a season of serving the Lord in various ways, praying and thinking through new opportunities, and waiting for His answer. Have you been there? It seems like God … Continue reading