Who is God?
How can we know what God is like? He tells us in the Bible and shows us every day through the people and blessings around us. Even in our struggles, God reveals his love for us because he’s overflowing with grace and forgiveness, and he sent his Son, Jesus, for us!
Jesus looked for you
Imagine this: The sun is going down. The sheep are in the pen. The exhausted shepherd can’t wait to put down his staff. But…
Degrees of punishment
Not everyone believes that there will be a judgment day. Their disbelief will not make it disappear, of course. That day will come without…
The confession of sleep
Author David Murray says, “Show me your sleep pattern, and I’ll show you your theology.” I like that. I grew up reciting, “I believe…
Jesus’ Shocking Sound Bites
Watch the entire devotional series from this week as Pastor Jon shares with us the shocking things Jesus said–and how Jesus’ words continue to encourage us.
No mirrors in church
Is it just me or are mirrors made to rob us of happiness? I remember being at a dance party once, having a good…
“Hate Your Family”: Jesus’ Shocking Sound Bites
Why would Jesus tell us to hate our families in order to follow him?
“Be Humble or Be Humbled”: Jesus’ Shocking Sound Bites
We don’t need Facebook likes and statuses. Here’s what we should strive for instead.
“The Door to Heaven Is Narrow”: Jesus’ Shocking Sound Bites
The door to heaven is narrow. But it is also wide open for us. How?
At first glance, Jesus got it backward: “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also” (Matthew 6:21). Wouldn’t it be better…
I learned this lesson from a garage sale
It was the end of my second garage sale, and I still possessed a bunch of junk. Just like my first garage sale. What…
“I Came to Bring Division”: Jesus’ Shocking Sound Bites
Did Jesus really come to divide us?
Follow God’s example
“Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children . . . just as Christ loved us” (Ephesians 5:1,2). Did you see that? You can…