A Gift Received

A Gift Received

These twelve Jesus sent out with the following instructions… “As you go, proclaim this message: The kingdom of heaven has come near. ‘Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons.’ Freely you have received;...
Disaster Meets Greatness

Disaster Meets Greatness

Photo: Danny Kern “O Lord God, you have only begun to show your servant your greatness and your mighty hand. For what god is there in heaven or on earth who can do such works and mighty acts as yours?” Deuteronomy 3:24 ESV Here is a man (Moses) who has...
Assignments

Assignments

“Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord…who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was given to us in Christ Jesus before time began.” II Timothy 1:8-9...
Let Gratitude Lead the Way

Let Gratitude Lead the Way

“I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart;    I will tell of all your wonderful deeds. I will be glad and rejoice in you;    I will sing the praises of your name, O Most High.”  Psalm 9:1-2 Gratitude...
Being Differently Different

Being Differently Different

“But do not be conformed to the ways of the world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.” Romans 12:2a Many times in my shred-life, I’ve fallen into the trap of “wanting to be different.” Have you ever felt that? In our culture of individualism, I’m sure...
Action Plan

Action Plan

“Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect…” 1 Peter 3:15 One of SFC’s Values is “Doing: we selflessly demonstrate our love for Jesus by putting others ahead of...