grace calls us

The last post covered some really neat things about grace that I haven’t really thought of before. From that perspective, my interaction with others has changed in a great way. The way I interact with my kids, wife, volunteers, fellow …

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grace, glory, and peace

Recently I’ve been reading Ephesians again. I’m just enamored by how excited Paul gets about God’s grace. What I’m writing about has to do with what I’ve found in the first two chapters. Go ahead and take a moment to …

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servants of the word

Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile an account of the things accomplished among us, just as they were handed down to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word, it seemed fitting for …

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the purge

Journeying through the desert for 40 years and now finally they were able to receive the land of promise! Took long enough. Now that all is finally finished, the time of discipline was over, one city stand in the way. …

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a little confusion

Today I’ve been preparing for a Worship Department meeting. I’ve been going over my notes and things I want to be sure to cover for tonight, as well as studying for the devotion that begins the meeting. What I went …

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what it is

About 9 years ago my oldest son, Christopher had many questions for us. He wasn’t super good at asking things very well, but instead of asking, “What is it?” he would say, “What it is.” And we would tell him …

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deep affection

For God is my witness, how I long for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus. (Philippians 1:8 NASB)

For the first time I caught this verse amidst all the things Paul was mentioning to the Philippian church. It caught …

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