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God’s Sabbath Rest for You Today

You and the people you touch can experience the rest of soul that Jesus brings! In this message we teach on seven words to help you experience God’s Sabbath rest in your life today. Also we help you to meditate on inspiring pictures from the Sabbath Psalm (Psalm 92) and a Sabbath Breath Prayer, “Yahweh… Shalom” (Judges 6:24).

Sightless Among Miracles

Look! God is Doing Miracles All Around You! Two days ago we came home from vacation I found our front door left unlocked. (The girl who cared for our cats forgot to lock it.) A wave of fear hit. Then I got really scared when I heard a phone message from the local police urging…

Six Unhurried Words

I had more work to do than time to complete it: ministry events to prepare for, people calling me for therapy or spiritual mentoring, letters and articles to write. My time alone would slip away fast and then I’d be with my family again. But I had set aside this day for Sabbath rest with…

Build with Jesus

You know the verse: “Unless the LORD builds the house, its builders labor in vain.” And probably you know the verse that comes later in the same Psalm: “Children are a reward from him.” But you may not know the verse that connects these two: “In vain you rise early and stay up late, toiling…

In Christ Alone

Your identity, worth, meaning, and joy are in Christ alone – not in your performance or what people think of you. This is why the Apostle Paul urges us to place ourselves “in Christ” 110 times in his New Testament letters. In Christ. What does it mean to be in Christ? Simply put, it is to enter…

Slowing Down for a Sabbath Rest

“Hi. I’m Bill. I’m a workaholic and adrenaline addict in recovery.” Now you should say, “Hi Bill!” (That’s the way it goes in a 12 Step Group. There is grace for everyone!) How did I recover? How did I get free of adrenaline dependence and anxious overworking? By slowing down for a Sabbath rest. “Hurry Up…

Hurry Up and Be Still!

“How are you?” my friend asked me on the phone. “Busy,” I replied. “What else is new?” he laughed. “Ever since we roomed together in college I’ve admired how disciplined and productive you are.” Years later, I still think about that exchange. Although it was opposite of my friend’s intention, I realized then that I…