Water is one of the most powerful images found throughout the Bible. In the beginning, God’s Spirit hovered over the waters as creation began. Abraham swears an oath to Abimelech at the well of Beer-Sheba; God causes a spring of water to gush out for Hagar and Ishmael; God parts the waters of the Red […]


The Book of Exodus tells us how Moses was sent by God to Egypt to lead God’s people out of slavery and oppression. A very hesitant Moses obeyed and left the comfort of his home to challenge the Pharaoh face-to-face and toe-to-toe. When the Pharaoh refused to let the people go, the stage was set […]

Feast of Trumpets

Each year on the first day of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish people have a custom known as tashlich. Through this ritual, the Jewish people not only express their desire to be free from sin but also hope that they will be forgiven for past misdeeds. It is customary to go to a flowing body of […]


If you were to trace the history of the Hebrew people, I think you would discover that it is one with many twists and turns, ups and downs. From Abraham’s step of faith to Moses’ parting of the Red Sea, from Joshua’s leading the people into the Promised Land to David returning the Ark to […]


As I watched the events in Florida unfold this week, the words that Asten spoke in the video from Sunday, echoed in my heart. While thanking us for the support we are giving, she said that the love we are giving to her kids shows them that school is a safe place. But I wonder […]


I need for you to keep this post between us! If you happen to know any church stewardship consultants, please pretend you never received this post. You see, what I am about to tell you breaks all the rules. I have been taught to never talk about a budget during a stewardship drive. Instead, I am supposed to […]


I have always thought that generosity was about “how much.” I always believed the level of generosity was measured by an amount. But recently I was taught that generosity is not an amount; it is an attitude. You see, God doesn’t care about what you give. He cares about how you give and why you […]