Most everyone has heard the story of Jesus feeding a crowd of 5,000 with five loaves and two fish.  It’s a great story about God’s provision, compassion and miracles.  I have not heard of anyone, scholar or skeptic, who can dispute this event actually happened, especially since it was recorded in history by Matthew soon after the event took place.  But there is another lesser known detail to this story. The disciples had asked Jesus to dismiss the crowds so they would go into town and get something to eat.  In other words, tell them to leave.  The people were hungry, they […]
Someone challenged me recently to “stop, drop and roll” every morning when I get out of bed.  They were referring to living a life of prayer, whereby we should stop as soon as we rise in the morning, drop to our knees on the floor, roll over to face the bed and begin our day with prayer to God before doing anything else. I decided to give this a try.  However, I am not much of a morning person.  The first few times, my knees popped and cracked as I immediately fell out of the bed and onto […]