The Lord Paid Attention

The Lord Paid Attention

We long for resolution, for neat and tidy endings. Maybe that’s why I enjoy crime dramas on television — I know at the end of the hour the case will be solved. But sometimes we don’t know what the resolution will be — if there will even be one. We look forward to that moment of praise if God comes through like we want, but what do we do in the meantime? I remember when my mom was given a terminal cancer diagnosis. We ended up having three years with her when we should have had six months. Even though …

Remixed: Worship, Work and Witness

Remixed: Worship, Work and Witness

www. We type these three letters multiple times a day. We seldom stop to think what they represent – world wide web. We only know that they take us to lots of places and people and information all over the world. WWW is the link to the information age and a tool used by billions of people everywhere every single day. Let’s transform www to represent: worship, work, and witness. Let’s examine the lives of Mary, Martha, and Lazarus in John 12: 1-11. Let’s be inspired by how each of their three living examples challenge us personally to devote our …

I Was Made To Worship

It was at the end of the training season for the Little Rock half-marathon that I remember going to a pre-race dinner.  I was pulling up to the hotel to pick up college friends who were in town for the race. As one friend proceeds to get into the car, she noticed the radio station on the Christian station and commented “April-you still listening to your church music!” I chuckled, not having realized that I indeed was still listening to the same type of music that I listened to while in college.  Yes, even in all my mess I still …

Worship Him

  Six steps to finding God when you’re living with a crisis Step 5  Worship Him How important is worship to God? Let’s think about another question for a moment. The Israelites were enslaved in Egypt and they had reached a crisis point. They cried out, God heard their cries and responded to them. Why did he rescue them? For what purpose? To free them from slavery, obviously! Isn’t that a significant enough purpose? The phrase “Let my people go!” has been used in song and as a rallying cry ever since the days of Moses, but when was the …