Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: spiritual growth

What Following Jesus Has Cost Me, and How I Choose to Respond

  “Following Jesus comes with a cost.”   I’ll bet reading those words didn’t trigger joy in your heart. Perhaps they left you thinking Wow, that’s a downer. Maybe they filled you with a sense of dread or fear.   We don’t like to think about our faith journey requiring sacrifice. We’d rather think about… [ read more ]

3 Ways We Can Stay Connected to Jesus

Once upon a time we lived in a house bordered by a fence upon which grapevines grew. Every summer, we watched these vines produce bunches and bunches of grapes.   I wish I could say I personified the Proverbs 31 woman and turned those grapes into jellies and jams, but alas, that wasn’t the case…. [ read more ]