3 R’s of Vision Keeping

3 R’s of Vision Keeping

For it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure. –Philippians 2:13 NASB …[F]ixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down...
3 R’s of Vision Keeping

A Vision of Who We Truly Are

Jesus said to her, “I who speak to you am He.” –John 4:26 NASB He loves me; he loves me not. He loves me; he loves me not. He loves me; he loves me not. He loves me; he loves me not. He loves me; he loves me not. He loves me? Words, not of a young girl lazily...
3 R’s of Vision Keeping

Seeing Beyond the Tangled Mess

“Simon, son of John, do you love me?” “Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.” “Shepherd my sheep.” –from John 21:16 NASB When I was 16, I spent some time with my sister’s in-laws at their house on a lake. One huge draw was the ski boat. We spent some fun but...
3 R’s of Vision Keeping

Building Walls

Scripture: Nehemiah 4:1-6 A few months ago, we made the decision to renovate a property my mother wants to sell. Armed with confidence, a little bit of skill and HGTV, we bit off what we thought would be an easy four-week flip. We are now in deep with rotted joists,...
3 R’s of Vision Keeping

Mary’s Vision

Scripture: Luke 1-2 In Luke’s Gospel, the story is told of how an angel came to Mary to tell her of the coming of the Messiah. She believed his proclamation and the vision of what her future would become. Why? What drove this uneducated young girl to tolerate very...