A Letter To My Pastors,

“And now, friends, we ask you to honor those leaders who work so hard for you, who have been given the responsibility of urging and guiding you along in your obedience. Overwhelm them with appreciation and love!” 1 Thessalonians 5:12-13(MSG) You are gifted in serving, therefore have been made leaders. You are motivated to mentor,…

If you love me…

“If you love me, obey my commandments.” John 14:15(NIV) Obedience. Sometimes it’s harder than others. But so many times we base our closeness to God on how good we’ve been. We feel distant when we’ve been bad. We might even avoid devotion or prayer time. Much like Adam and Eve did when they hid in…

Because He first loved us

“We love because He first loved us.” 1 John 4:19 (NIV) love one another- the Bible is very clear over and over how important, dare I say, mandatory this is. Yet to be such a staple in Christianity it sure is hard to love one another when the other is acting unlovable. We often fall…