But there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, full of sores, who was laid at his gate, desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man’s table… — Luke 16:20,21 —

I’ve been out of Church = building now for a few years. My reasons are many and for the most part, those reasons can be seen elsewhere all through this blog. So, I will not go in full detail right now. I am addressing the accusation that many of us hear when we are told:  “You are forsaking the assembly” by not going to church = building.

I suppose my greatest issue of “church” has been when a Christian finds something amiss and begins to sound a warning, they are dismissed. We walk away only to be accused we are forsaking the assembly, when in truth it has been the leaders who have forsaken us with their apathetic attitude of what one was trying to bring to the table.

That being said, we move on. We learn to feed ourselves, trusting not in man, but in the God who is meeting us in our time of aloneness . God is faithful and He still supplies our needs.

We find a crumb here, a crumb there and to our amazement we find it not only delicious, but it full fills something very deep within us for the time! Sometimes a crumb can even be better than a whole feast. Think about it. A feast will leave you feeling stuffed, bloated and sleepy. But a small portion at the right time will energize just enough to get you up and going.

I’ve partaken of many “crumbs” over the past few years, and have to admit, I would much rather feast on a crumb here or there than to have a whole feast set before me.

Below are some of my favorite sites for some choice crumbs = morsels that have fed me over the years. May you be fed also.