Posts from March 2020

Posts from March 2020

Worship With Us: All The Way My Savior Leads Me

In times of uncertainty, we can trust that God will continue to guide us. Worship with us in singing and praise led by worship leader Jon Knauss. CCLI Song # 5203268 Chris Tomlin | Fanny Jane Crosby | Matt Redman © 2008 sixsteps Music (Admin. by Capitol CMG Publishing) Thankyou Music (Admin. by Capitol CMG Publishing) Vamos Publishing (Admin. by Capitol CMG Publishing) worshiptogether.com songs (Admin. by Capitol CMG Publishing) CCLI License # 642845

Navigating the Quarantine and Our Unmet Needs

In this pandemic, we are all feeling a lack of some basic needs being met, hence we may feel negative emotions of isolation, anger, hopelessness, helplessness, anxiety, and fear. We are in search of homeostasis, as the ability to connect with each other safely- in person- is temporarily on hold. We were told by our President and his COVID-19 team we have another 30 days to stay at home and do our part in not spreading the virus. We agree…

The Importance of Setting Structure in Your Day During a Pandemic

I’d like to share with you how to set structure in your daily lives as we live within the tension of the world which suddenly has little structure in it—with businesses and schools and institutions closed temporarily and where social distancing is put into practice during this pandemic. Daniel Seigel, a world renown neuroscience expert, gives info from his concept called  “Healthy  Mind Platter ” which asks, What is the diet of the day? I’ve included his seven suggestions below…

Deliverance from Temptation

The Reading “Therefore, you should pray like this…And do not bring us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one. (Matthew 6:13) Reflection Many ideas in the Bible are expressed as couplets: two concepts that mean the same thing but are stated in different ways. Such is the case with this statement in the Lord’s Prayer. Jesus is instructing us to ask for deliverance from Satan; otherwise, we will undoubtedly fall into temptation. We should note that Jesus assumes…

Giving and Receiving Forgiveness

The Reading “Therefore, you should pray like this…And forgive us our sins, as we forgive those who sin against us. (Matthew 6:12)  “For if you forgive others their offenses, your heavenly Father will forgive you as well. But if you don’t forgive others, your Father will not forgive your offenses.” (Matthew 6:14-15) Reflection In Greek, the original language of the New Testament, the word used here for sin also means debts or offenses. Whatever English word we choose to use,…