Bringing In The Sheaves: Joy Is Coming!

Every single week the little congregation sang with such enthusiasm: “Bringing in the sheaves, bringing in the sheaves, we will come rejoicing, bringing in the sheaves!” It seemed to be the only hymn they knew on Little House on the Prairie. As a child, I remember thinking it was kind of a funny song to […]

Leaving It In His Hands

“Every time you plant seed, you sow something that does not come to life [germinating, springing up, and growing] unless it dies first.” ~ 1 Corinthians 15:36 AMP Sometimes we have to be willing to let the dream die. The hope, the expectation. The long-cherished, carefully thought out, best laid, much prayed-over plan. We have […]

What’s Choking the ‘Life’ Out of You?

What’s keeping you from being effective? Productive? Fruitful? Healthy and mature in your relationship with Christ? All this month, we’re talking about harvest… looking at the Scriptures that speak to this theme. In the four Gospels, Jesus told the Parable of the Sower. The seed – which was the life-changing, life-giving Word of God – […]