Happily Married

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

A young girl had just seen Cinderella and was testing her aunt’s knowledge of the story. The aunt, wanting to impress the young girl, said, “Okay, but I know what happens at the end.” “What?” the girl inquired. “Cinderella and the prince live happily ever after.” To which the girl answered knowingly, “No they didn’t, they got married!” Ouch. That …

Traction

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Do you know that feeling when you’re skidding and you can’t stop? Anyone who has driven on ice or hydroplaned during a rainstorm knows how helpless it feels.  That’s how life can feel sometimes. Loss of control. When we face uncontrollable circumstances, it can be scary. So our reaction is to try to control as much as we can.  Control …

Mixed Messages

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Real examples of signs with mixed messages: From Los Angeles, CA – Antique tables made daily!  From Racine, WI – Happy Easter / We rent handguns  From Mitchell, SD – Safe Haven Small Animal Hospital / Hunters Welcome!  From Mill Valley, CA – a sign reading “Evacuation Route” with an arrow pointing straight ahead, but on the same post a …

10 Things to Learn from Jesus Turning Water into Wine

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

The first miracle performed by Jesus and recorded in the Bible is when he attends a wedding reception. The family ran out of wine and didn’t know what to do. Mary, the mother of Jesus, also attending the wedding reception, makes a personal plea to Jesus, who turns water into wine. You can read about it in John chapter 2.  …

Significant

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Who in the Bible would have said the following about God? “His dominion is an eternal dominion; His kingdom endures from generation to generation. All the peoples of the earth are regarded as nothing. He does as he pleases with the powers of heaven and the peoples of the earth. No one can hold back his hand or say to …

We Must Obey God

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

When God’s work is bigger than you are, and his promises deliver more than you can even ask for, it motivates you to obey him more than anyone or anything else.

Last

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

“Jesus did not want anyone to know where they were” (Mark 9:30). He wasn’t in search of fame. He didn’t need to be great. He didn’t get uptight when he wasn’t popular. For the disciples, though, fame and greatness were significant. One theme of Mark’s gospel is that each time Jesus announces his pending suffering and death, the disciples respond improperly …

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 …

Counting Every Blessing

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

I was blind, now I’m seeing in color I was dead, now I’m living forever I had failed, but you were my redeemer I’ve been blessed beyond all measure I was lost, now I’m found by the father I’ve been changed from a ruin to treasure I’ve been given a hope and a future I’ve been blessed beyond all measure …