In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
It’s easy to get lost in this season. For some, it’s busyness that’s the distraction—we bounce from family gathering to work party to a get together with friends to another family gathering. We spend more time figuring out how we can possibly make it to every event we’ve been invited to than we do reflecting … Continue reading Hope
There was a man sent from God whose name was John. He came as a witness to testify concerning that light, so that through him all might believe. He himself was not the light; he came only as a witness to the light. Now this was John’s testimony when the Jewish leaders in Jerusalem sent … Continue reading A Voice Calling
This week marks the beginning of Advent, the ‘countdown’ to Christmas. In this season, we remember and anticipate. We recall the coming of Jesus’, we think of the angelic visits to Mary and Joseph, we consider the anticipation of God’s people as they awaited God’s Messiah and we chow down on the pieces of plastic we call … Continue reading Anticipation
At this moment, while I write this, we’re driving away from Caronport on our journey back to Ridgewood from Abundant Springs. Situations like this have an interesting tone because there’s such a mix of activities happening. Some of the youth somehow still have some energy to talk and have all sorts of fun while others … Continue reading A Different Path
Last week, for Senior Youth Small Groups, I took on the opportunity to teach the grade 10 girls about the importance of keeping a journal. Throughout the course of my research into the topic, I came across quite a few reasons why it’s important - I’ll paraphrase my favorites here, and you can find my … Continue reading Application: Journaling
This is the devotional that we presented at the 2016 All Girls Christmas Party. We hope it will spark some discussions in your home this holiday season. John 12:46(MSG) I am Light that has come into the world so that all who believe in me won’t have to stay any longer in the dark. John 3:19-21(MSG) “This … Continue reading Christmas Lights – A Brief Devotional