Maundy Thursday

Today is known as “Maundy Thursday.” The term comes from the first word in the Latin version of John 13:34: "Mandatum novum do vobis ut diligatis invicem sicut dilexi vos.” In English, "A new commandment I give to you: as I have loved you, love one another.” Jesus said this to his disciples as he …

You Are His Joy

Hebrews 12:2 says Jesus was able to endure the cross because of the joy that lay beyond it. You are his joy. Think about that for a moment. Let it soak in. Let it fill your heart and mind until you can see your life with the same transforming, sustaining, overcoming joy that God does. …

One of our favorite spots here—a cave at the bottom of a cliff at the Sonoma coast. The climb is fun, but I’d prefer the wings.