I Could Love Others If It Weren’t for the Others (Philippians devotional 3)

By Jamie Osborne “3 Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves. 4 Don’t look out only for your own interests, but take an interest in others, too.” ~ Philippians 2:3-4~ When asked what was the greatest commandment, Jesus replied, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, … More I Could Love Others If It Weren’t for the Others (Philippians devotional 3)

The Holy Mundane: “I’m sorry, but your prayer-password is incorrect”

(Please see the Table of Contents for an introduction to this series) Greetings, church! I turned on my computer about an hour ago to begin composing this email to you.  As I opened my email program, warnings flashed here and there about a possible suspicious attempt to access my email account, and I was prompted … More The Holy Mundane: “I’m sorry, but your prayer-password is incorrect”

The Burning Yes

Do you struggle to say “No”? In Luke 12:13-14, as Jesus was in the middle of teaching his disciples, a man called out from the crowd, seeking Jesus’ intervention in a family matter. Apparently, the man’s father had died and his brother was now refusing to share the inheritance with him. Jesus responds to his … More The Burning Yes