Raise your hand if you have a brother or sister. I do! I do! I have two younger brothers. Derek who is one year younger and Devan who is thirteen years younger.
Believe it or not, Derek was my BFF growing up. We had many adventures exploring our backyard woods, swimming in our pond and building lego cities.
As we got older and began to share friends at school and church, I became jealous. I feared that everyone liked Derek better. Derek became popular, an awesome athlete, super smart (especially in math and science), and very handsome.
Let's take a journey. Grab your swimsuit, some sunscreen and your hulu skirt 'cause we're going to... Sorry, just kidding. The journey I'm taking you on isn't to an actual place like Hawaii. It's back in time.
Imagine you lived in Jesus's time. Pretend He's come to your hometown looking for twelve people to be his BFFs. Who do you think would make a good BFF for Jesus? What type of people do you think He should choose? What kind of people do you want for your friends?
Happy New Year my friend! Have you made a New Year’s resolution yet? Have you forgotten what your resolution is yet? I think it is a great idea to make New Year’s resolutions, but often times we forget the resolution by February. So, here is what I have decided to do.