LENT: HOLY & WHOLE

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love Ephesians 1:3-4 Today is Ash Wednesday. It is a…

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What is God Up To…Really?

There are times when life just doesn’t seem to go right. Debt is piling up. The marriage is tense. Health is cratering. The world seems to be falling apart. And to add to the misery, you endlessly hit every red light. What is God up to…really? The inner battle stays brewing…even when you know it…

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Day 35 – The Graduation Speech

Today we read Paul’s final benediction to the somewhat unpredictable Corinthian church. His closing remarks in 2 Cor. 13:11-14 remind me of ones you might hear at a graduation ceremony. Poignant. Succinct. Meaningful. If you recall over the last few chapters, Paul has addressed these city-dwellers with instructions on how to live life. These are…

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Day 17 – What is Godly Sorrow?

What is godly sorrow? Why is it such a big deal?

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Day 13 – What Does It Mean To Be A New Creation?

Do I live like I believe that I have been made new? Do I truly believe Jesus can change me? And even more so, do I believe Jesus can change all the testy people around me?

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The Ultimate Cheatsheet on Greater Contentment

As Jesus becomes bigger in our lives, our struggles and pains grow smaller. Our perspective changes as we begin to understand who God is and what He has in store, resulting in greater contentment. Being led by the Holy Spirit, we discover contentment and peace that this world cannot provide. Greater Contentment is Birthed in…

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