Claim Your Authority There is Power in Prayer As we look back on the past year as many do we encounter despair with fear and anxiety are in the air. If we turn on the TV, or our IPads and tablets, from News posts to News Papers, from Radio to podcasts we are overwhelmed by a … Continue reading Prayer produces Fruit
As Christians, we have been taught with regard to our former way of life, to take off our old self, which has been corrupted by deceitful desires to be made in the new attitude of our minds and to put on our new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness. Simply … Continue reading Change your Attitude
" We live in a time where the focus is on self, self-actualization and self-determination. We define who we are, and what we are to be and no one is going to tell us what to do. We are our own man, or our own woman, we believe we determine our future, and … Continue reading ” We are the Lord’s”
The parable of the workers in the vineyard is actually the conclusion of a longer section of the Gospel of Matthew (19:16-20:16) which begins with Jesus’ encounter with a rich young man (19:16-22; see also Mark 10:17-22; Luke 18:18-23). The narrative insists that, in order to enter the Kingdom of Heaven, one must first give … Continue reading The True Cost of Discipleship, Trust Jesus
"God and I are in Process, He Acts and I Become" Meister Eckhart Each of us has so much about us that God wants to use. God wants to shape for His glory and honor. So often we see in ourselves, not enough, or we fear stepping into the future forgetting that God has called … Continue reading Being reshaped, reformed and renewed in the Potters House.
Who do you say Jesus Is? Today we here a question being presented to the disciples of Jesus. Who do you say that I am? This question is also possed to us. The answer to this question has profound consequences for us. Some would say that he was a prophet. Others would say a philosopher, … Continue reading A relationship with Jesus requires a commitment to Justice
President Of U.S. Conference Of Catholic Bishops Calls For Calm Amid Violent Protests In Charlottesville August 12, 2017 WASHINGTON-Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, of Galveston-Houston, President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued the following statement in response to the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia that has left three dead and at least 19 … Continue reading National Conference of Catholic Bishops Response to Terrorist Attack in Charlottesville
God is an on time God. God gives us what we need when we find ourselves overwhelmed by the challenges of our world. The world needs this word from the Lord. As Christian's we are called to do right, to do justice for foreigners, for the immigrant for the "Other". I previously spoke of the reaching out … Continue reading Observe what is Right, Do what is Just!
Trust Jesus and step onto the waters Jesus invites us to step upon the waters. Just as he invited Peter to step out of the boat in the mist of the storm so too does he for you and for me. Life may seem like a storm and the waves, and winds of dispair, … Continue reading Trust Jesus and Step Upon the Waters
Living the Mountain Top Experience "And He's allowed me to go up to the mountain. And I've looked over. And I've seen the Promised Land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight, that we, as a people, will get to the promised land!" Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. … Continue reading Transfiguration Sunday