A Glimpse of God’s Heart

Recently, I was honored to have an opportunity to learn about the heart of Jesusand what we look like in His eyes. The story happened two weeks ago. As spring iscoming, my neighbors, squirrels and a chipmunk, are becoming very active in myfront yard. One sunny afternoon, I brought some … ∞


Practical jokes and hoaxes are part of the yearly tradition known as April Fools’ Day or All Fools’ Day, which occurs on April 1. April Fools! is a common way for jokesters to reveal their tricks. These practical jokes, which can be exposed as such the next day, can involve … ∞

Our Identity in Unity

What defines your identity? Oftentimes we consider our identity as individuals, resulting in a strict individualism that seeks to see our complete identity as an inward trinity – me, myself, and I. However, as followers of Messiah Jesus, our identity is twofold: our identity is both in who God has … ∞

Define “Success”

If there is one thing every parent wants for their children; it’s to be successful.It’s true; unless you’re either insecure about your own lot in life or you’re going totherapy your desire is for the success of your children. In the context of today, the need; nay the thirst for … ∞

The Temptation: To Be Spectacular

We have different beliefs and values. One of the things we value the most is beingsuccessful and spectacular. I grew up in China and lived there for 18 years. It is acommon thing to pursue fame and fortune in Chinese culture. For example, we makejudgments to people according to apartments, … ∞


I read the words of Martin Luther on Luke 18:13 – I feel I should share with you. Text: “But the tax collector stood at a distance. He would not even look up to heaven, but beat his breast and said, ‘God, have mercy on me, a sinner.” Luke 18:13 … ∞

Biblical Masculinity?

(I’d like to begin with 2 small warnings: 1. this post will have content that 100% will create disagreement, and that’s ok. 2. This is a response to something i was told that i felt needed to be addresses in public form as a discussion. Remember if you reply to … ∞

A whole new, new?

As the school year begins, a new rhythm starts; new textbooks to open, new teachers to meet and students to work with, new schedules to follow, new times to set your alarm for, everything is new. Yet at the same time there is a familiarity to it all. The text … ∞