Questions Jesus Asked – Matthew 9 Part II

I post the remainder of chapter 9 separately, because the remaining questions in this chapter are stand alone and needed more study. Jesus Questioned About Fasting 14 Then John’s disciples came and asked him, “How is it that we and the Pharisees fast often, but your disciples do not fast?” 15 Jesus answered, “How can the guests of the bridegroom … [Read more…]

He is Faithful

I’ve gotten off track with my “Questions Jesus Asked” series, but as you all know, life happens. Sometimes what gets us off track, is encouraging and at other times, it’s challenging. But almost all the time, God is teaching us something in the interruptions that arise. On Sunday morning, after a week of VBS, attending and presenting at … [Read more…]

Questions Jesus Asked – Matthew 5

Today I began reading the Gospel of Matthew to see what questions Jesus asked. Matthew’s account gives a genealogy, a brief account of the birth of Jesus, and an introduction of John the baptist all before the baptism of Jesus and witness accounts of his ministry and speaking. The first question Jesus asks comes in … [Read more…]

Questions Jesus Asked

I have an issue with accountability, specifically in regards to my daily walk with the Lord. It shouldn’t be difficult to start my day with God. Even with a bay window nook that I created specifically for quiet time, free of distractions, it seems that screen time wins out every morning. It’s interesting because I … [Read more…]

Here I am Lord

8 Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!” – Isaiah 6:8 This passage from Isaiah has been resonating with in various aspects of my life for the last few months. It was part of a devotional on the local mission … [Read more…]


Last week I had the privilege to return to my Alma Mater, Concordia University, Nebraska, for a conference put on by the DCE department. I jumped at the chance to return to the place where one the chapters of my story began. What was even more exciting, was that for the first time since we had … [Read more…]