My mom, at eighty-one years old, went home to be with Jesus on October 24, 2017. I had the privilege of sharing about her life at her funeral. What follows is a condensed form of the testimony I gave to honor her. Here are seven phrases that describe her: Diligent Worker As a young girl … More A Tribute to My Mom
After we admit our brokenness and cry out to God about it, we should share our brokenness with others so that they can help us carry the burden. We were not meant to do life alone. Paul told the Galatian Christians to “carry each other’s burdens,” saying that “in this way you will fulfill the … More Carrying Help
Everyone is broken in some way, and life is far too short not to deal with it. An honest description of who I am would be, “Mike is a broken man who is in the process of being healed by Jesus.” Brokenness usually comes from two main sources: We can be broken because someone sinned … More Crying out in a Cornfield
Luke the Gospel writer shares a story about Jesus’ interaction with a funeral procession that caused him to respond with compassion. Luke 7:11-15 says, Soon afterward, Jesus went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went along with him. As he approached the town gate, a dead person was being … More All loss must be mourned!