1 Corinthians 15:1-11

1 Corinthians 15:1-11

In the midst of addressing messes in the Corinthian church, the apostle Paul reminds them of the heart of the gospel and the power of God's grace! They've received the gospel, but now they need to hold firmly to it...or their belief is in vain. Paul's words also communicate to the Corinthians that the resurrection of Jesus isn't a rumor, but a reality confirmed by hundreds of eye-witnesses who were STILL LIVING at the time Paul was writing this letter!

Psalm 51

Psalm 51

David repents after committing adultery with Bathsheba and killing her husband, Uriah. His example of repentance is one all of us can follow. Audio of Psalm 51 with Pads Notes: This recording is in the New International Version and was originally created for The Ministry to Seafarers of Montreal.

Death Made Possible

Death Made Possible

I was awakened by a dream-boy attacking me, trying to kill me with scissors. [I know, gross. Stick with me. There’s a point here.] Aren’t you glad that’s how it happens (most of the time)? We wake up before the scene gets too bloody, before our free-falling body hits the sidewalk. Before death. My dream-boy [...]

Rekindle Your Dying Resolutions in 3 Steps

Rekindle Your Dying Resolutions in 3 Steps

You made your resolutions on January 1st. Now it’s January 27th. Can you…can you feel that? Slight nausea, embarrassment, frustration? You probably loved your resolutions for a day or two— posted about them on Instagram and Facebook, felt really proud. Your friends responded with those celebration cone thingys or a flexing muscle emoji and you [...]

Never Abandoned— Joy in His Presence [Advent Week Three]

Never Abandoned— Joy in His Presence [Advent Week Three]

I spent precious time with such beautiful souls today— truly, women who radiate, who bless, who love God down out their feet, up through their eyes. But, the time came for them to leave— all people leave. We leave each other for short amounts of time and long amounts of time. Everyone leaves their bodies. [...]