Tuesday, September 21 – Reflections

Tuesday, September 21 – Reflections

Genesis 22:4-8 When I take a vacation, I like to go to places I’ve visited before. Why? I already know the travel route, places I like to stop for meals, where I’ll stay, and favorite haunts at the vacation site. In this area, I’m not into new adventures. I want...
Tuesday, September 21 – Reflections

Monday, September 20 – Reflections

Genesis 22:1-3 Do I listen carefully for God’s voice in good times? Listening comes naturally to me in challenging times. When I face vocational decisions, illness, family quandaries, or congregational quarrels, I actively listen for a word from God. When I feel the...
Tuesday, September 21 – Reflections

Sunday, September 19 – Reflections

Genesis 21:1-3 The story of God’s faithfulness to Abraham and Sarah ranks among the most remarkable in Scripture. It’s the start of a much longer story that I’m drawn into through Jesus, who will descend from Isaac, the first promised child. Reflecting on the birth of...
Tuesday, September 21 – Reflections

Saturday, September 18 – Reflections

John 1:1-5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it (v. 5). Light is our primary tool for perceiving the world and communicating with it. So what happens when light is absent? The ocean covers more than seventy percent of the planet and...