God wants us to experience his joy by putting the talents he has entrusted to us to work.
Repenting of our foolishness is how we produce oil for our spiritual lamps.
Saints understand that you can't enter God's kingdom without passing through a great ordeal.
When the Pharisees ask Jesus “which commandment is the greatest,” they are only the latest of the Jewish leaders hoping to entrap Jesus in some unanswerable theological or legal trap.
We belong to God. He bought us back with the blood of his Son.
Father Tom introduces a stewardship video he created ten years ago.
As I was lying in bed, not sleeping, listening to the wind and rain from Hurricane Irma I imagined the damage the storm was causing. I could hear the broken branches from our massive camphor tree hitting the side of the house as the wind gusted yet again. When would calm finally come?
Wanting to please God and doing his will is the path to true happiness.
You and I have been called to manage the essential generosity of God, even in the face of real and significant loss, by learning to be generous like God.
As we Floridians cautiously watched and waited for Cat 5 hurricane Irma, as she ripped through anything in her path, NOAA hurricane trackers were flying into that storm, regularly sending updates and pictures from inside the hurricane.