Anchoring Life and Relationships

Anchoring Life and Relationships

Liturgies are like anchors. I say this not to evoke nautical allusions in your mind, but instead, I want you to think of these anchors as those things that keep you grounded and tethered to the path you walk. Hebrews says that Christ is the anchor of our souls, our lives are to be lived fastened to Christ. And to be anchored to Christ is to walk along the path of righteousness, to be anchored to something else is to walk along the way of destruction. And the liturgies in our lives determine which path we will walk.

"My favorite team"

"My favorite team"

When your four-year-old tells you that she is not afraid because Jesus is with her, you can affirm such a powerful declaration with rejoicing and not wonder “does she really understand the gospel”? She may not intellectually understand, but her faith is strong, and her hope is Jesus.

Kingdom Symphony

Kingdom Symphony

The kingdom of God is like a great orchestra. The king rules his kingdom as a conductor his orchestra.  Members of the orchestra are to practice their craft always, yet the tune is never fully realized until each member of the orchestra joins together in symphony.

Lord, Teach Us To Pray

One day, the disciples asked Jesus, “Lord, teach us to pray,” and among other things, Jesus taught them to pray to their heavenly Father, “Thy Kingdom come. Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” Some may find it shocking that Jesus did not teach them how to pray to get into heaven. He instead taught them how to pray to get heaven into them