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A Vineyard of Your Own

“There was a landowner who planted a vineyard. He put a wall around it, dug a winepress in it and built a watchtower. Then he rented the vineyard to some farmers…” (Matthew 21:33, NIV) 1,072 more words


A Cold and Barren land? or Naw?

Barren Land is defined as the following:

“incapable of producing offspring, seed, or fruit; sterile: a barren tree. 2. unable to support the growth of crops, etc; unproductive; bare: barren land. 307 more words

Discipline and Christianity

The first people to be called Christians were first called “disciples” of Jesus Christ (Acts 11:26).  A disciple can be best defined as a student/follower of a Teacher/Leader, who studies a discipline (profession) to gain mastery over it and become equipped to pass on the training to others.   156 more words



John the baptist always makes me a little uncomfortable.  The stories of his birth suggest that he will be someone special.  His sudden appearance as an adult – scruffy and strange and screeching repentance to the crowds – that’s unnerving.  687 more words


What is God Doing in This Season?

The winds blew strongly on this warm fall day. Mild temperatures beckoned me to come outside and enjoy perhaps the last opportunity this year to go without a coat. 246 more words


Pruning our Gardens

No one ever promised me that my Christian path was going to be straight.  (However, I sure wish someone had written that on a poster board when I was younger and stopped me in the hall, so I would have been a little more prepared.)  When I was young, I thought that the road would be simple and predictable.  624 more words