Month: February 2018

Prayer & Fasting

Next Tuesday is our regularly-scheduled Kingdom Prayer meeting at 7:30pm. It also happens to be our last Kingdom Prayer before our move to Glen Rock! So we’ve decided to kick it up a notch, and to encourage everyone to consider an all-day fast. (Details below in bold). Did you know that last Wednesday was Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the …

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Lenten Season: a Time to Test Ourselves

The past few weeks, one can’t go to a store and not see the commercial deluge of red hearts and love-themed items to know it’s Valentine’s Day.  But did you know Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of Lent, also falls on February 14th this year?  It starts a time period where, traditionally, Christians are called to reflect on their …

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The Greatest Gift

What is the best gift you’ve ever received? My son Ethan surprised me when he answered, “to have Jesus, to be with God, to be a Christian.” Wait what? Even though he absolutely loves his Lego sets (and spends hours crafting new concoctions), the toy guns and swords he’s received over the years, and he dashes through  the house goading …

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A Match Made in Heaven

(Saying good-bye to a loved one is letting go of a piece of yourself.  On the Tuesday before Christmas, I went to the hospital to say good-bye to a friend who would be taken off life support later that day, and eventually passed away that evening.) My friendship with Sandy started several years ago, when I started visiting her every …

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