Over the next few weeks, the journey through the Bible takes me to 1 Thessalonians. This is a letter written by Paul to encourage and complete his teaching on Christ’s return. It is written as a response from the news … Continue reading →
Things aren’t the same now as they were when I was growing up in the church. The number …
Youth have energy and want to squeeze all they can out of life. Michael LeBlanc shares a small group discussion lesson that can teach them how to have that abundant life they crave.
Derek sang “O Holy Night” beautifully. We are a weary world, but as the scriptures say, “no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the human heart conceived, what God has prepared for those who love him.” We are taught on this journey of faith to expect the unexpected because we love and serve a […]
[SPOILERS] You’ve been warned.
As we say goodbye to an eventful year, here’s a drill-down of what people were reading and sharing the most on our blog.
Psalm 22 was probably written while David was being trapped by Saul and his men in the wilderness. The beginning of this psalm describes how David feels as he goes through tremendous emotional and physical difficulty and the first verse … Continue reading →
In a Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway wrote that the world breaks everyone eventually. The bad news is that if you’re not broken yet, you will be, and there is no good news. According to Hemingway, you either break or you die. Sometimes, like Hemingway, you do both at the same time. Sometimes, like Hemingway, […]
I recently created a 31-day Advent/Christmas devotional booklet for my church called “Glory to God in the Highest.” I will be posting a devotional from it each day between now and the end of the year. Enjoy! Scripture: Luke 1:11-25 Poor Zechariah! The father of the child who will grow up to be John the Baptist gets punished because […]
God is on the move in unique ways throughout the world, even if the stories don’t always reach the West. In today’s interview, Dr. Jo Anne Lyon shares special stories about regions such as the Middle East and North Korea.