Author Archives: davidm@futureinteractive.com

Mustard Seed Faith

If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.  Mat 17:21 I never understood this verse. Moving mountains at a word is impossible, right? Jesus told his disciples...

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Ida

I heard a knock at my door early one morning while I was reading my morning devotional. It was only five o’clock, so I was pretty sure I’d heard the wind rattling or some sleepy child bumping around in bed upstairs. But the knocking continued, not hard, but persistently at...

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Melissa’s Prayer

Melissa’s Prayer: “Dear Lord, I know a lot of us didn’t have good fathers, and I pray that we can begin to heal today at the Christ Kitchen men’s luncheon.” I never dreamed that men would gather to support the ministry and women at Christ Kitchen. But clearly God did...

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Amends

“I have to apologize to you, Jan,” she said squatting down next to my chair.  I searched her face for clues of what she was talking about. My mind quickly scanned recent interactions at Christ Kitchen. Disgruntled murmurings and budding tensions often find their way to my ears long before...

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Reconciliation

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about reconciliation. This churchie word, often quoted in complex theological discussions, was displayed in all its simplicity and beauty recently in a conversation I had with a woman from the Kitchen. She, we’ll call her Ronda, had been accused of stealing, but vehemently denied...

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The Well

I love this picture of Jesus by the well with the Samaritan woman. The artwork is by a French artist so able to capture the deep perception of Jesus at work. (You can find these paintings, cards, and posters on the jesusmafa.com website.) I’ve entitled this blog By the Well because...

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