Too Few Workers

There’s a passage I like to read with my students. It’s well known and I’m sure you’ve heard it before.  It reads “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.” (Matt 9:37) It’s a direct quote from Jesus. The passage […]


Have you ever felt as if you are not enough? As if you are not good enough despite anything accomplish? As if no matter what you do, it will never be enough? Hannah felt the same way. Living in a time where having a husband was essential for survival and prosperity, she was well off. […]

How to Love. Even When You’re Right.

        Loving others is easy, right? Maybe if they’re beautiful, rich, or have the same ideas as you. How about loving someone who looks or worships differently than you? What if someone is living a life that contradicts your convictions? Is it still possible to show love? The simple answer: Yes. A […]

The Lord is Not My Shepherd

It wasn’t until I inverted the passage that it became clearer to me. 

The Lord is not my shepherd, I shall be in want. (This means if I constantly want something, then the Lord may not be my shepherd.)

He doesn’t make me lie down in green pastures,

He doesn’t lead me beside still waters,

He doesn’t restore my soul.

Who Are You, Anyway?

There’s a newish song on the radio by Unspoken called “Who you are.” It’s one of my favorites because aside from the catchy melody, the lyrics really make you think. The gist of it is that you can change who you are no matter how far out there you’ve gotten.

Of course, this is the type of message that has been sung by followers of God since Abram got a syllable added to his name. So, why does it matter?