John Sorensen

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New Beginnings

New Beginnings Midnight strikes. You hear commentators  wishing you “Happy New Year!” from the screen as people embrace and cheer. And the questions sound in your heart, “What will be new this next year? What can be different?” Recently, my grandson bemoaned to his parents that he couldn’t clean up the toys in the room …

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Our Servant King

Our Servant King One starry night, long ago, a baby was born in a manger. The angels in the Bible describe this infant to the cowering shepherds as their “Savior… Christ the Lord!” Now, I imagine these Jewish men did not expect the King of kings and Lord of lords—their Messiah!—to come as an infant. …

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Gratitude and Grace

Gratitude and Grace Did you know gratitude goes hand-in-hand with grace? It makes sense when you think about it! The definition of grace is “the undeserved favor of God.” Romans 3:24 says that we “are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.” The natural response to a …

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Know the Season

Know the Season How does a farmer know to harvest? When I typed this question into Google’s search engine, article after article from farm bureaus to agriculture websites shared all kinds of technology that help the farmers of America choose just the right time to gather their crops. However, after reading a few such writings, …

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Faith in Action

Faith in Action “Fall back! I’ve got you.” I watched as my daughter caught my son in her arms as they participated in one of their favorite games: the trust fall. It hit me every time I saw it—this was faith in action. If my son did not trust that his sister would catch him, …

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Generation to Generation

Generation to Generation “From generation to generation of those who fear the Lord…” If you are an avid Bible reader, this is a phrase you may have come across. In fact, throughout the Bible, God talks about truths that surpass generations. I’ll mention three: our sin, God’s power, and God’s mercy. In Exodus 34, we …

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Whats My Story

Communicating Your Story Write out your testimony so you can share it Your life has been transformed since you turned it over to Jesus. Now it’s time to create a personalized record of how it all happened. We make it easy to organize your testimony into your very own story. Start Writing Share your story …

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Steps to Life

Steps to Life Do you know for sure that you are going to be with God in Heaven? If God were to ask you, “Why should I let you into My Heaven?” what would you say? You don’t know? Then we have the best news you could ever hear! The few minutes it will take …

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