Why It’s Important to Know and Celebrate that God’s Gifts are Equal
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Why It’s Important to Know and Celebrate that God’s Gifts are Equal

“All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.” What? If some are “more equal” then there is no equality. This famous quote from George Orwell’s book, Animal Farm has been repeated often and if you’ve never read it, you should . . . it tells us much about our sinful human…

How You Can Know The Best News Ever and Change Your Life
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How You Can Know The Best News Ever and Change Your Life

What’s the best news you’ve ever gotten? A dream job offer? A marriage proposal? A positive pregnancy test? A call from the adoption agency? An accepted home offer? A college admission letter? __________? There are two main teachings in the Bible. And Paul uses the early chapters of Romans to emphasize both. Yesterday we focused…

How to Experience the Joy of Being Seen, Loved, Changed, and Blessed
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How to Experience the Joy of Being Seen, Loved, Changed, and Blessed

He was “vertically challenged.” So short in stature that he couldn’t see Jesus over the crowd. He was also hated. As a tax collector he could collect as muct as possible from people and keep the surplus for himself. When Jesus came by, he looked up at Zacchaeus and called him by name. “Zacchaeus!” he said. “Quick, come…