God does not leave us alone. Sermon from John 14:23-29

This sermon given on 22 May 2022 was a gentle reminder that God does not leave us alone. I try to compare God's actions with my actions as a leader and as a parent to help reason that the Lord does indeed care for and provide for us even though there are so many things…

Restored to Follow Jesus. Sermon from John 21:1-19

Using examples from my life and questions for you to reflect and consider- I reason that God has uniquely pursued us that we may choose to follow Him. How will you respond to this invitation? This blog post has a video of my sermon (but the whole service can be seen via Facebook on the…

Responding to the cross. Sermon from Luke 23, Acts 3, Romans 3

What is our response to Jesus’ death on the cross? Jesus is the undeserved gift for you and for me.  This is the message and hope that we share- the gift of Jesus Christ. In this sermon preached at Little Deer Creek Baptist Church in Texas, I share 3 points of response to consider as…

#ifgathering2022 Live or Livestreamed March 4-5

Wondering why I'm not posting so much this year about the non-profit organization called IF:Gathering? Well it's because I'm taking a little break from that since this year, I'm not hosting this gathering, I'm attending- in person- in Dallas! This is exciting for me to be able to see a bit of the other side,…

God is a God of miracles often leading us step by step. Sermon from Mark 6:30-44

As I prepared for a faithful sermon Sunday, I was well aware of the invasion of Russia into Ukraine, the collapse of the stock market (and loss of funds for many people), ongoing COVID-19 concerns, friends and family with serious ongoing medical needs, deaths, and personally for me- my husband's upcoming retirement, struggles with parenting…

Men and women serving together in the church webinar resources by Missio Alliance

An excellent 1 hour webinar titled, "Full Partners: Women and Men Serving Together in the Church" was hosted by Missio Alliance today. 30 minutes were given to briefly explore the 5 'phases' of a church transitioning from 'complementarianism' to an 'egalitarianism' model. They opened with the example of 'Bent Tree Bible Church' here in Texas…