How the power of the Holy Spirit helps us become more gentle – Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness, Part 5

This week we welcome guest blogger, Daymarr Jackson. In addition to being Faith Church’s youth leader, Daymarr is a Chaplain candidate in the PA Army National Guard, and a MDiv student at Evangelical Seminary. Daymarr and his wife, Danielys, have two children. This week he continues our series on the Fruit of the Spirit. There’sContinue reading “How the power of the Holy Spirit helps us become more gentle – Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness, Part 5”

The important connection between forgiveness and gentleness – Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness, Part 4

This week we welcome guest blogger, Daymarr Jackson. In addition to being Faith Church’s youth leader, Daymarr is a Chaplain candidate in the PA Army National Guard, and a MDiv student at Evangelical Seminary. Daymarr and his wife, Danielys, have two children. This week he continues our series on the Fruit of the Spirit. WhatContinue reading “The important connection between forgiveness and gentleness – Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness, Part 4”

Questions to ask ourselves to discover if we are truly gentle – Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness, Part 3

This week we welcome guest blogger, Daymarr Jackson. In addition to being Faith Church’s youth leader, Daymarr is a Chaplain candidate in the PA Army National Guard, and a MDiv student at Evangelical Seminary. Daymarr and his wife, Danielys, have two children. This week he continues our series on the Fruit of the Spirit. IfContinue reading “Questions to ask ourselves to discover if we are truly gentle – Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness, Part 3”

The different gentleness of Jesus – Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness, Part 2

This week we welcome guest blogger, Daymarr Jackson. In addition to being Faith Church’s youth leader, Daymarr is a Chaplain candidate in the PA Army National Guard, and a MDiv student at Evangelical Seminary. Daymarr and his wife, Danielys, have two children. This week he continues our series on the Fruit of the Spirit. AsContinue reading “The different gentleness of Jesus – Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness, Part 2”

A surprising definition of gentleness – Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness, Part 1

This week we welcome guest blogger, Daymarr Jackson. In addition to being Faith Church’s youth leader, Daymarr is a Chaplain candidate in the PA Army National Guard, and a MDiv student at Evangelical Seminary. Daymarr and his wife, Danielys, have two children. This week he continues our series on the Fruit of the Spirit. HowContinue reading “A surprising definition of gentleness – Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness, Part 1”

What I learned about gentleness when I got bit in the hand – Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness, Preview

A couple weeks ago I was at my son and daughter-in-law’s house playing tug-of-war with their huge German Shepherd, Kash.  He grips one end of his toy stuffed-animal, while I hold the other end, usually tugging side to side.  Kash is way better at the game than me.  If he wants to hold tight, there isContinue reading “What I learned about gentleness when I got bit in the hand – Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness, Preview”

Clothe yourself with gentleness and patience – Colossians 3:12-17, Part 3

Last week we ordered a book on Amazon, and it was at our front porch in 24 hours. I often think about what my 16 year old self would think of the world in 2021.  Much of the world is the same, but there are some notable differences in the past 30 years.  One ofContinue reading “Clothe yourself with gentleness and patience – Colossians 3:12-17, Part 3”

Follow-up to Flipping Out, Losing It, Going Off and other generally mean things

Remember the guy who confronted me when I was putting up door hangers?  Read the beginning of the story here. When he approached me, at first I had to deal with the confusion of what was happening.   It was one of those moments when I started looking around to see if there were other people,Continue reading “Follow-up to Flipping Out, Losing It, Going Off and other generally mean things”

Flipping out, Losing it, Going off, and other generally mean things

Sometimes people are hard to deal with. Six or seven years ago we had an outdoor concert in the grass field behind our church.  Featuring our praise band playing on a flatbed trailer, it was something we had not done in recent years, and we were excited about it. A few days before the concert,Continue reading “Flipping out, Losing it, Going off, and other generally mean things”