Author Steve Sunshine

 

What's so good about Good Friday?

My daughter, Camille, frequently makes me proud. She did it again a few weeks ago when she said she wanted to make some kind of sacrifice for Lent. Giving things up for Lent has not been a tradition in our house, so she was starting something new. My wife and I figured if our high school freshman was going to be willing to make a sacrifice, we should too. And I’m glad we did. I’ve discovered that Read more...

The Rescue Has Begun...

Remember the miners who were trapped in Chile for nearly 70 days a few years ago? Our pastor was talking about how for the first 17 days they did not know whether anyone even knew where they were. They were hopeless, they had run out of food and were simply waiting to die. Read more...

I Can’t Stop Time

I can’t figure out how I feel about my kids growing up. Our 14-year old Camille is about to become our 15-year old, and she’s already talking about learning to drive. She’s talking about more than I am! Where’s the little pumpkin who used to call her forehead her “headbrow?” Read more...

"What have you done for me lately?"

"What have you done for me lately?" I think that mentality is engrained in who we are as Americans. We’ve been called a meritocracy… a society where you are judged by what you achieve. Read more...

A Different Perspective on Adoption

I love it when something I’ve seen over and over again hits me as though I’ve never seen it before. I’ve heard people talk about how we are “adopted sons and daughters” of God and the Bible calls us “heirs of God.” I’ve even thought of how our adoption of our son Meyer was a picture of God’s adoption of us. But recently, I found the comparison to be remarkable in ways I didn’t expect. Read more...

You've Won!

Imagine this: You get called into your boss’s office. You sit down and he says “Now this is nothing personal…” Has that phrase ever been followed by good news? “Now it’s nothing personal, but we want to promote you to Senior Vice President and double your salary!” I don’t think so. Read more...
  • Verse of the Day - 04-22-2014

    Romans 15:13 “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” Read More
  • Never Too Far Gone

    We got a call from Carmella. She wanted to hear the thought from Mr. Rogers that was shared just a moment ago. In a trembling voice she shared that things were not going well and it felt hopeless between her and her husband. Read More

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  1. What's so good about Good Friday?

    Linda said ""I’ve discovered that it’s actually not about the sacrifice itself, but the focus it gives us."

    I couldn't a..."
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