Tag Archives: Light in the darkness

Pieces of Me

I was still growing up even as I was raising my own kids. In the process, I shattered on the floor into a million little pieces. My children picked up some of the pieces and fit them into themselves. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Darkness and the Light

Today was Baptism Sunday in my church, New Life Church. As I’ve shared before, whenever we have baptisms, as each person comes up out of the water, I say a little prayer for them that they will be another light … Continue reading

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The Beginning After the End

So wait, the tomb is empty? What does this mean? What does it mean for me? Somehow, You did not lose. You defeated death, so It’s not the end after all? And even when the news tells us That evil … Continue reading

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Advent – One of Us

Today I’m going to hijack the most unlikely of songs to become a Christmas song. I mean, why not? Everyone else does it. Yesterday I was listening to one of my Christmas playlists and the song “Seasons of Love” (from … Continue reading

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Advent – Light Invades the Darkness

This being the first Sunday in Advent, I felt God leading me to keep the pause button on the “Beyond Belief” series on apologetics (defending and explaining our faith in a reasonable and logical way to those earnestly seeking Truth). … Continue reading

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Light in Our Own Darkness, Part 2

Yes, God whispers. But although He may not usually speak loudly to us, He will sometimes whisper the same thing to us twice. Or three times. Or three thousand. Until we finally catch on. He’s patient that way. And maddeningly … Continue reading

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Light in Our Own Darkness

We are called by our God to, each in our own way and as His ambassadors, be a light in the darkness of this world. The good news–and at the same time, the challenge–about this is that we each are … Continue reading

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Light 100 More Candles

At church today (and at the other services over the weekend), we welcomed 100 more new followers of Christ into God’s family through water baptisms. For some reason (probably something to do with God), a couple years ago, whenever people … Continue reading

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I Know That You Are Looking for Jesus

After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, … Continue reading

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Sun and Moon, Son and Us

When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” John 8:12 (NIV) “You are the light of the world. … Continue reading

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