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Who is God?

The Age of Outrage

Watch the entire devotional series from this past week. We live in a world where it feels impossible to have civil disagreements. How are we supposed to behave in this age of outrage? Though this series first aired in February 2019, God’s Word is timeless as Pastor Jon helps us see how we should act during these challenging times.

Who is God?

Be Strange by . . . Listening?

It’s normal to think we need to be the first and fastest to let our voices be heard. But instead of being normal, be strange. We live in a world where it feels impossible to have civil disagreements. How are we supposed to behave in this age of outrage? Though this series first aired in February 2019, God’s Word is timeless as Pastor Jon helps us see how we should act during these challenging times.

Social Issues

Why does racism exist?

A few years ago, I tried to explain racism to my kids. I defined racism as the belief that races are not distinct equals…

Life’s Challenges

How to Stay Calm When Others Freak Out

While everyone else freaks out about today’s contentious issues, here’s why you can remain calm. We live in a world where it feels impossible to have civil disagreements. How are we supposed to behave in this age of outrage? Though this series first aired in February 2019, God’s Word is timeless as Pastor Jon helps us see how we should act during these challenging times.

Life’s Challenges

Hey, friend, it’ll be alright

I was streaming a playlist when a phrase I’d heard a million times hit me like a cool breeze on a hot day. And…

Living My Faith

Your Good Reason to Be Strange

It can be exhausting these days to try to have a civil conversation over disagreements. But that’s also why it’s a golden opportunity for Christians to be different. We live in a world where it feels impossible to have civil disagreements. How are we supposed to behave in this age of outrage? Though this series first aired in February 2019, God’s Word is timeless as Pastor Jon helps us see how we should act during these challenging times.

Social Issues

His love is for the world

I’m so glad that Jesus wasn’t racist. The Novotny family tree reaches its branches back to modern Germany and the Czech Republic. Lots of…

Friends & Family

Laugh a little

Life can be so serious. There’s a lot of important stuff going on, important things we need to be doing, and important matters we…

Who is God?

Be still

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the…

Life’s Challenges

The problem with coping mechanisms

Each day seems to bring a new announcement or policy concerning the pandemic that challenges our normal way of life. At the church where…

Social Issues

Capital punishment

The practice of capital punishment has a long and intense debate over it that has lasted for centuries. There are powerful arguments both for…

Life’s Challenges

Finding your balance

I’m not usually a sucker for YouTube videos, but I watched one recently that showed a number of older gentlemen standing on a giant…