Apparently, God is really happy with us when our lives produce much fruit. In fact Jesus even said that this is how the Father is glorified! So how do we produce more fruit and then “much fruit”? Allow me to illustrate by referring to my apple trees. I planted two new trees about three years…

The first truth we’ve established is that you and I are branches (figuratively speaking). From what I can read into what Jesus said it appears that we have two jobs or functions. Job number one is to just hang in there. It really is that simple! Jesus referred to it as “abiding” or “remain”. As…

The Kingdom order has been set. Jesus is the Vine and we are the branches. If we can get this one concept straight then I believe we can move forward and live out a powerfully victorious and meaningful life. The role of the Vine needs to be clear. Jesus (The True Vine) is the source…

She asks him a really important question about an upcoming event and the response she gets is, “Oh sure, why not … ooohh! They missed!” Obviously, quite connected to this all-important game, that he couldn’t pull himself away from for even a moment, he then asks, “Hey, honey can you bring me another coffee?” This…

“Ouch, that hurt!” If plants could talk they may tell us when being pruned was not so much fun. Well, God has a process of pruning us as His children. We are somewhat resistant to the pruning process, but it truly is for our benefit and for His glory. Wanna know one of the ways…