Devotional Thought: A Prayer

“But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.”

1 John 1:7 ESV

Heavenly Father,

You are light. You are THE light. Read More

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Devotional Thought: The Uncomfortable Call

“And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it.”                                                                                                            – Luke 9:23-24 ESV

Jesus didn’t call us to comfort. We weren’t called to be put in comfortable places to do comfortable things to make us even more comfortable. No, He called us to discomfort. Not once did Jesus say, “First make yourself comfortable, then follow me.” Read More

Devotional Thought: The Ultimate Team

“For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body–Jews or Greeks, slaves or free–and all were made to drink of one Spirit.”

1 Corinthians 12:12-13 ESV

One of my favorite sports is football. My favorite team: The Green Bay Packers. Some people think I’m only a Packers fan because I grew up in Wisconsin, because my family is full of Packer fans, or just because they won a Super Bowl recently. While the first two are partly true, I really am a fan of the team because of their deep history as a team. Some people like to focus on the here and now (which is not bad whatsoever), but I like to also look at the days of Bart Starr, Ray Nitschke, David Robinson, Earl ‘Curly’ Lambeau, when they played at City Stadium, and their dominance in the NFL in the 1960’s. A key element to their dominance was Vince Lombardi: the greatest coach in the history of the NFL and Green Bay Packer Organization. Read More