Tag Archives: Colossians

Whose rules will you play?

“Don’t touch this! Don’t taste that! Don’t go near this!” Colossians 2:21 These words from Colossians are spoken frequently by mothers and teachers of little children. But Paul said them to mock religious leaders to show the Colossians just how … Continue reading

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A Humpday Boost

The Gift of Energy That’s why I’m [Paul] working so hard at day after day, year after year, doing my best with the energy God so graciously gives me. Colossians 1:29 God graciously gave us the gift of spiritual and … Continue reading

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Organization Plus Prioritizing Equals Less Stress — Wednesday Humpday Boost

What’s Your Task for Today? (Taken from my first book, Incidents from the Church Office I) Whatever your task, put yourselves into it. Colossians 3:23  The Church Parochial Report lay open on my desk with several empty columns staring back at … Continue reading

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Baby in a Wedding? — Wednesday Humpday Message

Baby in Wedding? Make the most of every opportunity. Be gracious in your speech. Colossians 4:6 I enjoyed being the wedding coordinator for our large congregation. We’d have about thirty weddings a year, and I had the privilege of getting … Continue reading

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It’s Your Gift — Daily Meditation Moment

“You don’t walk away from a gift like that!” Colossians 1:22 (The Message Bible) A friend told me a story about how she had held on to anger after her divorce, like a present that she could not give to … Continue reading

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