12/5/19– Advent Expectation

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

For centuries the Christian church has celebrated the season of Advent, which means “coming.” Strategically positioned before Christmas, the season of Advent highlights the waiting, the expectation, the longing—like kiddos antsy to tear open the presents under the tree. What are we waiting for? The coming or arrival of the world’s Savior, Emmanuel, which means “God with us.” We express this yearning for God’s …

12/4/19– Arranged Marriage

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Some cultures today practice the custom of arranged marriages. Fathers take the lead in finding wives for their sons. It’s much different than our modern American culture where two kids become interested in each other, date, fall in love, and announce to their parents that they’re getting married. Either is acceptable to God, with this one major promise: God has …

12/3/19– Good Morning, Lord!

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

How do you generally greet each morning? There are really two kind of people, those who say, “Good morning, Lord!” and those who say, “Good Lord, it’s morning!” Some of you might be thinking that this depends on whether or not you have had a cup of coffee, or a shower, or if you got enough sleep. My concern here—and …

12/2/19– The Light of the World

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Colossians chapter one describes our enemy as “the dominion of darkness,” a pitch black shadow that chases us, trying to suck us into its control. A black hole from hell. Just think about darkness for a moment. Darkness indicates an inability to function. Try to navigate your way through darkness, down the stairs and to the farthest corner of your basement, and …

The Best Marital Status

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Much like Yasser Arafat arranged marriages for a group of PLO terrorists, Abraham arranged for his son Isaac’s marriage—with one big difference.