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Permission to Slow Down

Permission to Slow Down

Christmas is coming fast! As I write this, it’s three weeks from today already. If you’re like me, realizing that you’ve got less than three weeks left to finish all the preparations for the holiday might make you start to panic! Three weeks to...
Giving Up on Giving Up for Lent

Giving Up on Giving Up for Lent

What are you giving up for Lent?  It’s a common enough question to be asked around the start of Lent, the season that leads us up to Easter. It’s been a practice of Christians for a long, long time to give up something for the season of Lent as a kind of...

Telling Your Story

Your life is a story! If you’re a follower of Jesus, your life is the story of redemption and transformation through the power of God and a relationship with Jesus. But have you ever realized that telling your story is a great way to tell people about Jesus?...
Holy Week: The Gospel in Real Time

Holy Week: The Gospel in Real Time

“Holy Week: The Gospel in Real Time” first appeared on Pastor Matthew’s blog, MatthewStarner.com. Holy Week, the week beginning with Palm Sunday (also known as Passion Sunday) and Easter Sunday, is a unique time in the church. The rest of the year,...

Preparing Through Lent

It’s Ash Wednesday today – the day that begins the season of the church year known as Lent. Lent is a time of reflection, preparation, and repentance as we move closer and closer to remembering Jesus’ death for us on the cross on Good Friday and to...