Posts from December 2017

Posts from December 2017

Addicted to Chapstick

I smile when I think about it. As a matter of fact, I am grinning while I am writing this. I had overheard some of the young people at church talking. No, I was not eavesdropping on their conversation. I heard one of them say something about me. They said that I must be addicted to Chapstick. At first I thought what an odd thing to say. I wondered what made them come to…

Attention to Detail

“Therefore we must pay closer attention to what we have heard, lest we drift away from it” Hebrews 2:1 ESV One of the songs that E likes to listen to is “Colonel Hathi’s Elephant March”, “Hup two three four. Keep it up two three four!” from the Jungle Book. The elephants are on patrol looking out for danger in the jungle. The elephants stop marching and line up. Colonel…

Abiding in Christ

In John 15:1-17, Jesus speaks to us about abiding in Him. He draws a beautiful picture of an olive vine with its many branches. We expect to see each branch filled with beautiful fruit but it’s not. Instead, we are confronted with branches that are failing to produce, branches that have the potential to bear fruit, but for some reason they are empty. He then tells us how…