Who Do You Welcome?

Welcome word cloud.

In 2008, I went to a tech conference in Greenville, SC. It was right after President Obama was elected, and I was really looking forward to the time away from working with my parents to care for my brother, who…

The Word for Today is #One

antique family Bible

The Bible has a lot to say about racism, slavery and unfair treatment of immigrants. Oppression is so not Jesus, yet there are many willing to deny life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness in the name of God. Jesus preached…

The Word for Today Is #Handiwork

Bird of Paradise flower

Your fingerprints are not the only part of you that’s unique and beautiful. The Lord took special care to craft every cell in your body, then poured special gifts to shine like diamonds, into your mind and soul. The Bible…

God Cares for You

Painting of the Angel of the Lord standing with Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.

Florida Mass Choir performs “Battle-Axe.” (If video does not immediately appear, refresh your browser.) When I was a child, I had a plaque given to me as a reward for excellence in memorizing Bible verses. The plaque said “casting all…

The Word for Today Is #Authority

Girl with shawl over her shoulders.

God creates every human being, but being created by God doesn’t automatically make everyone His child. God’s children have a trusting relationship with their Father. They believe in HIm. They receive and welcome His love and forgiveness, and they rely…