Posts by Kerry Nakatsu

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How to Rightly Receive a Rebuke

by Kerry Nakatsu

Think about the last time you received correction. How you responded. Do you think you responded in a right way or a wrong way?  Our normal response is to: get angry, argue back, defend ourselves (“I didn’t”), make excuses, blame others (like Adam did with Eve), blame the rebuker (“You did it too” or “Well, […]

What can we do to be more relational?

by Kerry Nakatsu

When reading an article by Jim Dennison from the “Dennison Forum”, I was encouraged and challenged by a reference he made to one of Anne Graham Lotz’s email devotionals.  In her writing, Mrs. Lotz reflected on John 15:13, where Jesus tells us, “Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his […]

The Commands of Christ e-Book

by Kerry Nakatsu

Walking With the Lord When Jesus said, “Follow me,” He was expressing the goal of God in all creation – God walking with man in perfect fellowship. The purpose of all of Christ’s teachings is to instruct us in how to achieve this marvelous privilege. We must delight in His Word and understand His way […]

Give Secretly, Expecting Nothing in Return

by Kerry Nakatsu

In early 2014, I was copied on an email that went to the families involved in a homeschool co-op group.  In this email, the mother told of her struggles with her four children, all with various learning disabilities, and how she was going to be selling tamales to raise funds to help her and her […]

Poppyseed Chicken

by Kerry Nakatsu

  ★★★★★ Ingredients: 5 cups chicken breast, cooked and shredded or cubed 1 cup sour cream 1/2 – 1 cup milk (as needed) 3 cans condensed cream of chicken soup 1/4 tsp. garlic powder 1/4 tsp. black pepper 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp. lemon juice, optional 1 block cream cheese 3 […]

B.R.I.G.H.T. Lights

by Kerry Nakatsu

What is Bright Lights? Bright Lights is a discipleship ministry dedicated to training young girls to be strong for the Lord in their youth.  BRIGHT stands for Being Radiant in Godliness, Holiness and Testimony. Bright Lights began in May of 1996 by Sarah Mally who, at the age of seventeen, was concerned about the spiritual […]

The Fear of The Lord

by Kerry Nakatsu

What is the Fear of the Lord? The fear of the Lord is a wholehearted reverence and respect for God that causes a person to be awed and humbled by His presence, and which motivates one to want to please God at all costs, and not want to do anything that will displease or hurt […]

Why Did Jesus Come Into the World?

by Kerry Nakatsu

January 10, 2014 Why Did Jesus Come into the World? While reading the Gospel of John recently, it occurred to me that if someone asked me why Jesus came, I could easily answer in human words, but the Spirit prompted me to search the Scriptures so I would be able to answer them with God’s […]