What kind of character does it take to change the world? And where are those virtues found?
June 29, 2022
Like a potter’s hands smoothly gliding over wet clay, so is the formation of a godly heritage. Recurring rash moments could damage the vessel and the legacy. But gentle care will yield a beautiful expression of the artist and her God.
June 28, 2022
You can’t leave a legacy of Godly faith and practice unless you truly own it.
June 27, 2022
Hospitality has gotten a first-world makeover. In fact, it’s almost unrecognizable from the original design
June 24, 2022
What frames your internal world? Are the thoughts and intents of your heart a cluttered structure of wood, hay, and stubble, or do precious metal and costly stone form the building blocks of your life?
June 23, 2022
Like a downhill skier in the winter Olympics, the Christian often teeters between a winning run to the finish line and crashing into a snow bank. We’re constantly balancing between the liberty of the Gospel and the constraints of a holy life.
June 22, 2022
Your delegated power to shape a watching world begins in a place much more intimate. Fail there and the world stops watching.
June 20, 2022
When you accepted Christ’s forgiveness you were assigned a mission and promised rewards. Together they offer a life lived with passionate purpose.
June 17, 2022
Who’s first on your spiritual speed dial? When things are well or ill who do you contact before any other?
June 16, 2022
There’s a truism in sports that claims, “You play like you practice.” In your spiritual life, it could also be said that “You pray like you practice.”
June 15, 2022
Like the stony faces on Mt. Rushmore we sometimes feel as if our prayer life looms over us with an accusing stare. And too often we bow our heads in guilty confession.
June 14, 2022
Detours keep us from arriving at our destination in a timely manner. And sometimes we don’t get there at all. We get lost on winding, back roads. And so it is on the path to worship.
June 13, 2022
Attempts to enter into worship are sometimes aborted journeys. That’s often because of the billboard-size distractions that hail us along the way.
June 10, 2022
How do you want others to think of you and how important are their thoughts? Now ask that question about God. Blessedly, we don’t have to wonder who it is we worship.
June 9, 2022
Who is the God you praise? You may be surprised to find He’s not exactly who you think He is. And that can make all the difference in your adoration.
June 8, 2022
God will not be worshipped in a box. Even a pretty one with colored windows and soaring arches does not impress Him. He’s looking for intimate and open and often messy places.
June 7, 2022
Where do you find the highest pinnacle of worship? The place where God inhabits the praise of His people?