God’s love

Ephesians 3:14-19 // Expanding Our Vision for Christian Life

You may have heard that the average human being only uses 10% of their brain. Turns out, this is a total myth – it’s not true. But as we think about Ephesians 3:14-19, could it be that the average Christian only experiences 10% of the blessings available through Jesus Christ? Through Jesus, we’ve been reconciled …

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Look to the Lord

William Shakespeare wrote in Sonnet 116, “Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.” He wasn’t writing about God’s love, yet those words are more true of God than they are of any human love. David wrote, “For Your steadfast love is great to the heavens, Your faithfulness to the clouds” (Psalm 57:10 …

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God Stoops Down

As I’m nearing the end of Ed Welch’s book Running Scared, I came across this comment about 1 Peter 5:6-7: “Our natural tendency is to go it alone, or, if the load is too heavy, to call a friend to help. But Peter paints a different picture. In an act that could never have been …

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Addicted to Sin

  Sometimes I hear the stories of young people who struggle with drug or alcohol addictions and others who repeatedly make bad choices regardless of the consequences. It is easy to be judgmental and think, “Why can’t they just get their act together and stop it?!” But then I start looking at my own life …

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