Paul is begging the Corinthian church to get back on track and to resist the alluring tide of false teaching that so easily sweeps one away. The Corinthians are being derailed by intellectualism and performance-based Christianity. They were stuck in a comparison trap of “Who’s Who and Who’s Not.” We see Paul’s undeterred affection for their spiritual welfare reach a new height today. Read … Read More Day 26 – Why Do We Wander?
As I stand in our driveway nonchalantly watching as my son swings nearby, I can’t help but notice my neighbor pull into the driveway in a brand spankin’ new car. It’s white and sparkling, not a dent anywhere. I can only imagine the clean smell emanating as you enter the door. No french fries smashed on the seat. No 10-day old juice boxes … Read More I Want More!
This week has been filled with broken things. A broken windshield. A leaky kitchen faucet. A car that won’t work. It’s obvious…we live in a broken world. Despite our brokenness, God reveals who He is. We can experience the fullness of God. Read more…
It has been an especially long summer. I found myself waiting and longing to take a much-needed family vacation. My longings grew as I scrolled through pictures on Facebook and Instagram of friends and family, jealously wishing I could be where they are. On the beach. In the mountains. Anywhere but home. I found myself wrestling repeatedly with discontentment. I wanted what someone else … Read More Where is your Hope?
Jesus said these words to teach us that prayer is not just about the words said, but more so, about the condition of our heart. Prayer is the means by which we see the power of God intervene with our everyday situations.