The Chain of Faith – It’s Up To You

In the past year several elderly family members passed away, one of which was my mother-in-law, who was 100 years old.  Among the stories that were shared by the adult children at the funerals were memories of going to church with their parents and learning about God when they were very young.  As I reflectedContinue reading “The Chain of Faith – It’s Up To You”

Take Up Your Cross

I’ve heard this phrase used when someone is going through a hard time or carrying a heavy burden.  For example, some might say a person with a severe health issue has a “cross to bear.” But that is not what Jesus meant when He said, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himselfContinue reading “Take Up Your Cross”