Social Meltdown

Social Meltdown

We had fostered before, but never anything like this. Luke 14:25-35 Reference: In the same way, those of you who do not give up everything you have cannot be my disciples. (Luke 14:33) Explore: When the boys first came to us we went into complete social melt down. We had fostered before, but never anything like…

The Unknown Future

The Unknown Future

We’ve certainly had our ups and downs Psalm 88:1-18 Reference: You have taken from me friend and neighbor— darkness is my closest friend. (‭Psalm‬ ‭88‬:‭18‬ NIV) Explore: I’m in a pretty good place at the moment. We’ve certainly had our ups and downs but we’ve come out the other side in a healthier place. I’m…

We Like To Party

We Like To Party

A few months ago she planned a little party of her own. Luke 14:15-24 Reference: “But they all alike began to make excuses. The first said, ‘I have just bought a field, and I must go and see it. Please excuse me.’ (‭Luke‬ ‭14‬:‭18‬ NIV) Explore: When planning an event, one of the most challenging…

The Meaning of Christmas

The Meaning of Christmas

“I know Christmas is a special time for our family BUT…” Luke 14:7-14 Reference: But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, (‭Luke‬ ‭14‬:‭13‬ NIV) Explore: In the lead up to Christmas my mother always has the same conversation with us, her three daughters. It starts off with,…

The Sounds of Silence

The Sounds of Silence

But not all silence is bad. Luke 14:1-6 Reference: And they had nothing to say. (‭Luke‬ ‭14‬:‭6‬ NIV) Explore: There are times when silence is not what you’re after. If you’re waiting for a job offer, the silence from your potential employer can be disheartening. If you’re waiting for a phone call or text from…

Keep Going Round

Keep Going Round

It brought back many memories from the ’80s Luke 13:31-35 Reference: He replied, “Go tell that fox, ‘I will keep on driving out demons and healing people today and tomorrow, and on the third day I will reach my goal.’ (‭Luke‬ ‭13‬:‭32‬ NIV) Explore: I recently went to a roller skating rink. It had been…

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