One of my best friends in college was a kid named Eric. He was a country boy from the farmlands around Lancaster, PA. We were very different. He grew up hunting and fishing, hanging out in the woods and living on a chicken farm and I grew up playing games at the video arcade and
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In John 13 we find a well-known story about Jesus washing his disciple’s feet. In Jesus’ times people walked around all the time in sandals or barefoot and picked up a lot of dirt and other grime along the way. Footwashing was essential, but it was a menial task that someone usually did themselves or
There are many things that I love that I am somewhat embarrassed to share with people. For instance, I love Totino’s froze pizza. It is one of my guilty pleasures. I enjoy it, but I don’t tell everyone. I want them to believe that I have a more refined palate. Sometimes I do. But I
A few weeks ago at Crown College I had the opportunity to meet Malcolm Mcloughlin. He is an Irish author who was at Crown to speak for their Missions Fest. He shared about running ultra-marathons of 40, 50 and even 100 mile races and compared that to the endurance of a lifelong journey with Christ.
In Colossians 3:13 Paul writes, “bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.” When I think of bearing with one another, I tend to think of putting up with someone. When I was growing up and we
In Colossians 3:1-17 Paul is talking about putting off our old lives and putting on our new life in Christ. He challenges us as followers of Christ to focus our lives on Christ rather than on the things of this world. That doesn’t mean that we don’t live in this world or we don’t partake
Did you know that there are about 59 one another statements in the New Testament that specifically deal with how we are to be in relationship with each other? Some of the verses overlap so that there are more than one verse about the same instruction. 15 of the 59 verses specifically talk about how