livingbeyondholyweek

photo: Seth Sampson, Israel 2015 – The Garden Tomb He is not here! He has risen, just as He said He would! Come and see the place where He was lying. Matthew 28:6 (NIrV)   The world behind me, the cross before me – no turning back, no turning back.   Words to a familiar… Read More


holyweek2016

    Don’t do a drive-by of the tomb this week. Stop. Turn off your life. Sit. Reflect on the meaning of the empty tomb upon your full life.   We shouldn’t just celebrate the empty tomb this week with pastel colors and baskets full of eggs. We shouldn’t just celebrate the empty tomb this… Read More


    Look straight ahead, and fix your eyes on what lies before you. Mark out a straight path for your feet; stay on the safe path. Don’t get sidetracked Proverbs 4:25-27   As we have embarked upon March, I feel hurried to get through my list of tasks for the day knowing what is… Read More


Shout joyful praises to God, all the earth! Sing about the glory of His name! Tell the world how glorious He is. Psalm 66:1–2 NLT   Bringing God into our daily conversations is as simple as telling the world how glorious He is.   We tell the world about our kids’ accomplishments. We tell the… Read More


isaiah42-8

I am the LORD; that is My name! I will not give my glory to anyone else, nor share my praise with carved idols. Isaiah 42:8 (NLT)   LEARNING the Names of God is transforming my perspective in the midst of my circumstances.   As I weekly learn a new name of God, I weekly… Read More