My Church Is A Pain

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Going to the rodeo is a pain—the tickets and food are expensive and the traffic lines long. Church can be a pain, too. But you’re missing out if you give up on either of them. 

3/6/20– Courage

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Two warrior are remembering how another warrior was killed in battle. “Some say he died bravely,” one of the warriors recalled with a hint of pride and approval. The other countered, “Others say he was afraid.” “Is it possible to be brave if you’re afraid?” the first asked. “That is the only time you can be brave.”1 Courage, they say, …

3/5/20– Thrown Out

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

God in heaven, you have helped my life to grow like a tree. Now something has happened. Satan, like a bird, has carried in one twig of his own choosing after another. Before I knew it he had built a dwelling place and was living in it. Tonight, my Father, I am throwing out both the bird and the nest. …

3/4/20– Restart

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

One day, a mechanical engineer, electrical engineer, chemical engineer and computer engineer were driving down the street in the same car. Suddenly, the car stuttered, sputtered and wheezed, and came to a complete stop. The mechanical engineer said, “I think a rod broke.” The chemical engineer said, “The way it sputtered at the end, I don’t think it’s getting gas.” …

3/3/20– The Means of Grace

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

God is always working. He never sleeps. He is always seeking to save and strengthen souls. His ways are many and marvelous. God can send lighting and thunder, marching across the horizon. God can adjust weather patterns, he can send his angels to prevent you from an accident, he can supply you with daily bread in the form of spaghetti …

3/2/20– Open my lips, Lord

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

I showed a group of kids a colorful plastic bottle a bit thinner and taller than a soda can. It pictured a few happy kiddos on the front label, holding little plastic wands and blowing soapy bubbles. I asked the kids, “What’s in this bottle?” And guess what they replied (actually shouted while jumping up and down). “Bubbles!” Nope. I …