Ocean of Compassion

Have you done something today that you are ashamed of? Religions and our conscience try to deal with the guilt from that. But what does the Bible say about it? Join me on Manhattan beach to consider God's ocean of Compassion from the...

Resting in God’s Garden of Grace

The Bible gives plenty of encouraging pictures of God's relationship to His people. One that I've enjoyed meditating on recently comes from Isaiah 27. God is our Gardener. He cares for, tends, and protects us. Notice below--He never leaves...

Can you follow an internal compass?

Have you heard the advice, "follow your own internal compass?" The idea is you have your own sense of North, South, East and West that may be different than others, but its right to you. So, go your own direction and don't let anyone tell you it's wrong. But if...

Vibrant Devotional Time: What do you do when your Bible reading is stagnant?

Do you ever feel like you are stagnant, or in a slump in your devotional time with God? Let's look at five questions to ask to help us move away from that feeling to a vibrant time with God.

The Message of Easter from Four Gardens

Easter's message of hope can be told through viewing four of the Bible's gardens. Take a walk with me through time and view these gardens through the lens of Scripture. When you're done watching, share with me your "Mary Moment" in the...

Good Friday Scripture Reading

Join me as I read John's account of Jesus' death on the cross that dark Friday many years ago. A dark day, and yet the brightest of all days for all who believe! I love John's account because he was one of the eyewitnesses to many of the...