Staring out my living room window, I see a vibrant mix of magenta and green. The buds on my crab apple trees are bursting open to reveal delicate pink petals that wave and flutter gently with the breeze. It’s a beautiful picture that dares me to believe that spring has finally sprung in Minnesota.
I love this time of year. Spring is a season that points to the promise of new life. It reminds me that no matter how cold, dark, and bitter the winter may have been… there is warmth and new beginnings just around the corner. Continue reading
Over the past several weeks, I have been reading through the Gospel of John. It’s fascinating to me, how such a familiar book can still surprise me. There is always something new to discover and reflect upon.
For instance, I have really enjoyed reacquainting myself with well-loved Bible verses and stories about Jesus’ life. But the thing that has really stood out to me, quite unexpectedly, is the prevalent theme of disbelief found within the gospel.
Over and over again, despite the incredible signs and wonders that Jesus performed, many people struggled to believe in Him. Continue reading