This latest song by Casting Crowns was just released in August, and the first time I heard it on the radio, it immediately struck me as powerful.
I don’t want to leave a legacy
I don’t care if they remember me
I’ve only got one life to live
I’ll let every second point to Him
In 2009 I participated in the first-ever National Bible Bee, and it was during the competition that I learned the story of Continue reading
It was a dreary Tuesday: gray, cloudy sky and drizzling rain. Perhaps the earth was shedding tears in anticipation of what was to come.
That night, the father of a dear friend went home to be with the Lord. Suddenly, without warning, my friend and her five younger siblings found themselves without a dad.
It was a tragic blow, not only for her and her family, but for us her friends, as we contemplated the brevity and fragility of life. Continue reading
Here are some highlights from the Easter Story that I have “discovered” over the past couple years. Some were also brought up by my sister this week after she went to our church’s Good Friday Silent Service yesterday.
Two days before the Passover, Jesus foretells His coming death to His disciples, “You know that after two days is the Passover, and the Son of Man will be delivered up to be crucified” (Matthew 26:2, NKJV).
He knows it’s coming. He even knows the day. Even His own killers don’t know this much, as they plot His death. In fact, they say the opposite, “Not during the feast, lest there be an uproar among the people” (Matt. 26:5). Continue reading