Ritual or Relationship

In Jeremiah 2:6, the people “stopped asking: Where is the Lord who brought us from the land of Egypt, who led us through the wilderness.” At the beginning of God’s covenant relationship, the Jews were devoted to the Lord and loved Him, but once they conquered the...

Royal Wedding

This week-end Prince Harry married Meghan Markle. It was a royal wedding that could only be attended by those who received an invitation. There’s a parable of a wedding ceremony where some turned down the invitation. In Matthew 22:2-14. Jesus said, “The kingdom of...

Why Do We Celebrate Mother’s Day?

Did you know that the idea for Mother’s Day was born in a small Methodist church in Grafton, West Virginia? It was 1876 and the nation still mourned the Civil War dead. While teaching a Memorial Day lesson, Mrs. Anna Reeves Jarvis thought of mothers who had lost their...

What Is Your Spiritual DNA?

Last year I decided to send a sample of my DNA to Ancestry.com to discover my DNA history. I discovered my African ancestry was 34% Benin/Togo, 21% Cameroon/Congo and 10% other. If you ever want to calculate how many ancestors you’ve had, say in the past five hundred...