Unlocked Archives: creation

  • September 12, 2023

    READ: ISAIAH 26:19; EZEKIEL 37:1-14; 1 CORINTHIANS 15:12-20, 51-52 Earth will give birth to you. Your body, as it decomposes, will scatter particles back into the biosphere of our planet. This has happened to all members of the human race, the highborn and the lowly. But this isn’t permanent. A day is coming when Jesus [...]

  • August 12, 2023

    READ: PSALM 148; LUKE 19:36-40 The towering oaks, And every blade of grass, Have all spoken. The clouds in the sky, And the birds in the trees, All reply— “Great is He!” Great is the One who made us, Great is the God of gods, Great is the One who loves, And has determined the [...]

  • December 29, 2022

    There are times when we feel like no one really loves us or cares about us. We might have a family member hurt us or cut us out of their life. We might go through a breakup or deal with teasing from people who we thought were our friends. There are times when we get [...]

  • October 5, 2021

    The comm link buzzed. “Osaka Karaoke?” Command Center's usual check-in code. Sara gave the expected response in a choked whisper, “Apple Osaka Karaoke” (A-OK). What else could she say? They only checked to make sure she was alive and in her right mind. And if she wasn't—well, there wasn't much they could do. The buzz [...]

  • October 4, 2021

    Golden sunsets, late-night campfires, cozy flannel blankets, apple picking, pumpkin spice an excited thrill rushes through my veins when that first gust of autumn sweeps over the prairie, leaving gold and crimson in its wake. I always wonder if artists like me observe creation differently than most. Rather than simply marveling at a job well [...]