Qualified

This week two friends read a scripture and thought they were disqualified from blessings because they weren’t perfect in their execution of the scripture. But let me tell you a secret: The law disqualified. Jesus qualifies! Allow what Jesus did while He walked on earth to speak louder than your interpretation of scripture. Allow the grace He exhibited when interacting with tax collectors, prostitutes, adulteresses, and Gentiles form your theology....

The Perfect Sacrifice

What lies do the enemy tell you when you are in the middle of a storm? I’m being punished for a sin. I’m not forgiven. I’m not loved by God. I am destined to fail. I’m not a good mother, Christian, employee, person. I’m not a good steward of my finances. Notice all of those statements start with I. The enemy always causes us to look at our insufficiencies; our...

An Extravagant Sacrifice

Prompted by the Holy Spirit, Mary of Bethany enters this “boys club” dinner party. This is the same Mary who unashamedly sat at Jesus’ feet to hear His teachings. This was truly a woman who did not know “her place”. I wander if as she walks into the room if the men are confused. She has no serving tray in her hand, she is not clearing the dishes, she is...