Rene Schlaepfer · December 12, 2010
Nighttime in Bethlehem. Shepherds living in the fields. An explosion of light, and angels are announcing from the heavens that tonight everything has changed: the Savior is born! This night changed history forever, creating a shockwave that impacts your life today. What does the first Christmas mean to you? How are you a part of this story?
Rene Schlaepfer · December 5, 2010
Centuries before Jesus was born, the prophet Isaiah wrote, â€śThe people walking in darkness have seen a great lightâ€¦.â€ť We all know Isaiahâ€™s great light refers to Jesus, but what about us? Are we the ones walking in darkness? What does that mean, and more importantly, is there a way out?
Rene Schlaepfer · November 14, 2010
It's easy to get caught up in the daily grind, forgetting the good things in our life and focusing on the bad. But have you taken into account all the good gifts you've been given? How is God's grace related to the positives in your life? Are you missing out on what you might already have?
Rene Schlaepfer · November 7, 2010
When we strive to improve ourselves — whether it's through education, fitness, or something else — we often do so because of a perceived inadequacy, or an idealistic goal. But our own efforts can only take us so far, and usually never far enough. Is it possible that we might be driven by the wrong kind of motivation? And how does God's grace fit into all of this?