Why I Share About Jesus

This is the cry of the someone who has seen, heard and touched JESUS. Our deepest desire is to share this wonderful relationship with others… to proclaim what we have seen and heard so that others may also experience this most excellent, joyous, peace-filled way of life that we have found in Jesus Christ. We share about this because what we have found is too amazing to hold it in…

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More Words From the Duck Pen: Running the Race to Victory

How do we successfully deal with hardships in this life? The writer of Hebrews talks about running a successful race. I have been a long distance runner for years and this life metaphor totally hits me in the feels… the life strategies that running has taught me perfectly correlate to running the race of life victoriously by fixing our eyes on our goal… Jesus Christ! More words from the duck pen!

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People want to know how do you know God’s will? How do you hear His voice?? The most important answer is TIME with Him. Time with Him in prayer, in His Word to us. There is no replacement for TIME with God.

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This morning as I prayed, a phrase from Ephesians 6:13 kept running through my mind, "...stand your ground, and after you have done everything...stand." That's the armor passage, the one where Paul encourages us to "put on the full armor of God" so that we'll be able to stand ourRead more

Thankful For The Struggles

Many Christians think God only gives us happy gifts... thinks like money, nice vacations, a good job, a winning football team. And he DOES give us happy gifts sometimes. But reality is more complicated than that. When life gets really tough -- a cancer diagnosis, a death -- those ChristiansRead more

Works & Grace

This battle between works (the law) and grace (freedom) begin in that very first church. People have been trying to save themselves through their good works ever since. But “if righteousness could be gained through the law, Christ died for nothing!”

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