Let Justice Roll Down

This week, in light of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I focused my daily devotional reading on the book of Amos. Amos is a shepherd and Old Testament prophet, who proclaimed God's call for justice. I was challenged by the call to let "justice roll down like a river, righteousness like an ever-flowing stream" (Amos 5:24). I was convicted by God's words for those who are "complacent" and "feel secure." "Woe to you who are complacent in Zion, and to you who feel secure on Mt. Samaria, you notable citizens of the foremost nation... You strum away on your harps like David. You drink wine by the bowlful and use the finest lotions... But you have turned justice into poison and the fruit of righ

Keep It Up

If you're like me, you started off the new year with a few goals. You want to look better, feel better, and live better. Now that we're reaching the critical mark (2 weeks into the new year), let me encourage you. Keep It Up! Don't give up! You're doing great! Loving God is not merely a spiritual exercise. It is a cooperative, coordinated effort among all the different parts of you. We're created to love God with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength. This includes our relationships with friends, our stewardship of money, and our care for our bodies. "Whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God." 1 Corinthians 10:31 Some of you began the year with ren

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Oct. 2020 Newsletter

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