The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few….

A crowd of people had gathered around Christ and he had compassion for them.  What was it he felt.....He was moved because they were like sheep without a shepherd.  Many of the first century Jews were lost, harassed, troubled and vulnerable.  Life was hard.  Few could read or write.  Those in leadership positions in the … Continue reading The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few….

Let the one without sin throw the first stone….

"Let anyone among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her."  Christ's statement to the scribes and Pharisees that presented an anonymous female adulteress before him in the temple. The guilt and shame this woman must have felt, the anxiety she must have experienced.  She was probably well aware … Continue reading Let the one without sin throw the first stone….

I’ve always struggled with acceptance….

I’ve always struggled with acceptance.  I’m afraid I always will.  I think one of the greatest fears humans experience is the fear and painful sting of rejection.  It keeps many from stepping out of their comfort zone.  It paralyzes us with fear. Those that step into leadership positions, either by a calling or through their … Continue reading I’ve always struggled with acceptance….

Eyes to see…

Two of Christ's followers were walking to Emmaus.  They were discussing all that had happened when Christ began walking with them, but their eyes were kept from recognizing him.  Being blind to God's presence happened in biblical times and still does today.  Mary Magdalene didn't recognize him standing before her in the garden tomb and … Continue reading Eyes to see…