The Advent Love

John 3:16  16 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. Many people who do not believe in the Gospel of Jesus will recognize this verse. John, chapter 3, verse 16 is forever engrained into our midwest American and Bible…

Joy to the World

So many things in this wonderful life bring us joy. Some things that bring me joy are hiking in massive and beautiful terrain, fishing on my kayak, meeting with my fellow elders every Monday morning before life starts, tickle fights with my two boys, and dates with my wife. The list could go on for…

Jesus our Peace

From the dawn of the fall of man we’ve had this longing for peace. Well, some of us. There is a group that may not seem like they wouldn’t agree. Likely because they spend too much time watching Die Hard and playing Call of Duty. But that’s another post. By and large, we humans, look…

Jesus, our hope.

Anxiously Awaiting I love Christmas. Growing up, I remember that moment that every kid (and many adults) wait for. I remember waking up in the mornings, having waited patiently, I thought, for that golden moment when we all got to open presents! Christmas movies are all over our screens and every writer for every TV series…