It Was Love, Not Nails

When Jesus walked the Via Dolorosa to His execution, it was an intensely intentional act. There was no fear in being crucified. He carried His cross like a well earned trophy. Jesus understood perfectly what was going to happen. He was going to die for His friends. “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd … Continue reading It Was Love, Not Nails

Our (Eternal) Compulsion

Strangely compelling. This morning I found waiting for me a series of verses that link with each other. Together they are both irresistible and indispensable. Combined, they form and establish the eternal perspective for the believing Christian. And it is all very real. Look for what links them. (All verses are from the New Living … Continue reading Our (Eternal) Compulsion

A Cup of Cold Water in Jesus’ Name— by Jonathan Coe

Not everyone who is wounded is a wounded healer. Put another way, it's possible to be wounded and suffer significant loss and not use that wound to minister healing to others. Much of this is related to how we go through the grieving process associated with our wound and loss. I learned this when I went through … Continue reading A Cup of Cold Water in Jesus’ Name— by Jonathan Coe