Living My Faith
I believe in Jesus as my Savior! So, now what? Learn more about how you’re completely changed through the work of Jesus and what that means for your everyday life.
Bless the next generation
“He decreed statutes for Jacob and established the law in Israel, which he commanded our ancestors to teach their children, so the next generation…
Are You Prepared Beyond Christmas?
Even though we may never feel we’re completely ready for Christmas, know that God’s getting us ready for a day that’s much bigger.
Repairing the breach
“You shall be called the repairer of the breach, the restorer of streets to dwell in” (Isaiah 58:12 ESV). The mission of God was…
Simply Christmas: One Gift Fits All?
Christmas is a time when families gather, for better or worse. Tense relationships are revealed. Sins come front and center. Which is what makes Luke 2 so incredible. The shepherds are God’s first audience for Christmas. Angels bring good news of great joy to take away their fear and welcome them (and us) to the family of God.
Follow his example
“Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ” (1 Corinthians 11:1). Have you been socked? With this Christmas equivalent of Halloween’s “You’ve…
A different kind of list
From a parenting perspective, Christmas is a pretty easy time to get kids to behave. After all, they are keenly aware of Santa’s naughty-or-nice…
Light a candle for love
Candles are not essential to our lives anymore, but they have some profoundly important symbolic uses. One is to provide an aura of romance….
Chasing Christmas contentment
Contentment at Christmas isn’t on most people’s radar. We buy more, ask for more, demand more. Even when our houses are bursting and we…
Show and tell
Did you ever show up at kindergarten without an object for show-and-tell and decide to just do the “tell” part? Your classmates got fidgety…
Get plugged in
The deadline for my devotions came up right in the middle of a busy time. Between school things and kid activities and work responsibilities,…
Simply Christmas: A Virgin REALLY Gave Birth
Many people view Christmas as a season of wishes, dreams, and heartwarming tales. But the book of Luke in the Bible gives us the real people, real places, and real hope that we find in a real, historical Jesus. This message reminds us that Jesus’ birth actually happened, which is heartwarming news!
Giving Thanks in All Things
Watch the entire devotional series from this week, as Pastor Jon helps us journey through our struggles while remaining thankful for all things.