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The Point of Worship

“Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord.” (Psalm 150:6) Have you…

No Concept Of Holiness

But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on…

Looking Up

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. (Matthew…

It All Comes Down To ‘Why?’

You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.…

Jesus’ Favorite Question

“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better…

The Hills Are Alive

No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the…

Change Isn’t Lost On You

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you…

A Few Wrong Turns

“During the fourth watch of the night Jesus went out to them, walking on the…

Spiritual Guidance

“For we know … that he has chosen you, because our gospel came to you…

The Tainted Tongue

My brothers and sisters, can a fig tree bear olives, or a grapevine bear figs?…

Actions Speak Louder

And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name…

Our Moral Motivation

This is how we know that we love the children of God: by loving God and carrying…

Christians Might Regret Their Culture War Wins

In my role as a “public Christian” who leads a church and who values spirited…

Craving God

Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you. (Psalm 63:3) In…

What Does Righteous Anger Actually Look Like?

If you haven’t noticed, America is angry. A critical mass of citizens are clamoring in…

Navigating Blindness

“Jesus said, ‘For judgment I have come into this world, so that the blind will…

God, What Do You Want From Me?

He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require…

Running On Empty

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.…

The Little Things

Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in…

No Rush

It is useless to rise early and go to bed late, and work your worried…

Deeper Than Words

The law of his God is in his heart; his steps do not slip. (Psalm…

The Mercy Of Waiting

Therefore let those who suffer according to God’s will entrust their souls to a faithful…

How to Help a Friend Through a Faith Crisis

My good friend growing up never missed a church service. Many people looked up to…

Why I Still Go to Church Even When I Don’t Want To

It’s easy to come up with reasons to not go to church. There are so…

On Using Your Own Fork

But solid food is for the mature, who by constant use have trained themselves to…

The Sinking of Sadness

How long must I wrestle with my thoughts     and day after day have sorrow in…

A Kite String

Remain in me, as I also remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by…

Life To The Fullest

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may…

What Does It Mean to be a Christian Feminist?

Do you associate feminism with bra-burning? I used to. That was before I did some…

A Whole Galaxy

And he said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you…

Tigers, Fireworks and Faith

Who is like you, O Lord, among the gods? Who is like you, majestic in…

The Look

The Lord has appeared to us in the past, saying: “I have loved you with…

In His Face

My heart says of you, “Seek his face!” Your face, Lord, I will seek. (Psalm…

Selective Memory

Only be careful, and watch yourselves closely so that you do not forget the things…

Controlled Flooding

You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your…

Seeking Something More

Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father…

Don’t Allow Your Flaws to Define Your Life

Being disappointed sucks. I think the general population would agree with that. I consider myself…

It’s Not Up to Me

Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans…

Homeward Bound

He has planted eternity in the human heart. (Ecclesiastes 3:11) I was introduced to the…

What Does a ‘Missionary’ Actually Look Like?

When you think about a missionary, often the images that comes to mind are those…