Redemptive Body Image by Christopher Mack

Scripture: Romans 8:1-17 Redemptive Body Image Many of us carry lots of insecurity, anxiety, shame, and resentment about our bodies. We are inundated with messages from the corporate prophets of advertising reminding us of our need to be physically other than we currently are in order to be more attractive and thus happy. We also […]

Rest and Sabbath-Keeping

Even with all the challenges (and heat) that August brings, it happens to be one of my favorite times of the year. I think it’s because I appreciate the rhythm that it brings to my life. If you don’t already know, I’ve been the perpetual student: pre-school, elementary school, middle school, high school, undergrad (5 years), TWO master’s degrees and now a […]

Am I On The Right Path?

Scripture: 2 Samuel 7:1-5, 8-16 It is a rare moment when we slow down, get in touch with our inner life, and reflect on all we have been doing, feeling, and thinking. So often we are going at full speed just to make it through the week or month. When we slow down we tend […]

Sermon RISEN: Trusting What You See In Christ

Easter connects us to eternal love, eternal life, and eternal purpose. We hunger to love and be loved because God made us and God is love. We yearn to live long & well because God is eternal and the purposes of His love never stop. Easter, through the resurrection of Christ Jesus, gives us this […]

Skin In The Game

Here is a film clip briefly highlighting key points from my recent Bible teaching, “Skin In The Game”, Matthew 25:14-30.  Our Wednesday Noon Bible Study @ TriPoint is “a happening place.” This Summer, during June and July, I am teaching a noon to 1:00 Bible Study. Our life stories are connected with the biblical story. […]

The Original Touch

The following article is an excerpt from my latest book, Pilgrim at Baldy Mountain which is now available at Amazon.com. A newborn baby whimpers and squirms. His mother picks him up and hugs him to her breast. A four year old runs to his father as he walks in the door. He jumps into his […]

Easter’s Purpose: Unlocking Your Eternal Life

Luke 24:1-12 Easter connects us to eternal love, eternal life, and eternal purpose. We hunger to love & be loved because God made us and God is love. We yearn to live long & well because God is eternal and the purposes of His love never stop. Easter, through the resurrection of Christ Jesus, gives […]

WISDOM for Life’s Storms

This article was recently published in the February 2105, San Antonio Local Community News. I once said to an older friend, “when I get to heaven, there are several questions I am going to ask God”. Her telling response was, “honey, once you get to heaven, you are not even going to remember your questions.” […]

Living Your Best Life

This article was recently published in the January 2015 San Antonio Local Community News. Time is a gift from God. Each day we receive 1,440 little gifts called minutes. These small gifts carry big meaning when they are invested to fulfill the 4 basic life questions each of us must answer. Now, as we begin […]