When God Interrupts Your Plans
May 13, 2015
It’s hard to see all the little frustrating events and interruptions in our day as divinely placed opportunities to grow in grace, but they are.
Rejected by Men, Even Our Friends
Jul 8, 2015
Wounds from a friend can hurt much more than those from an enemy. It’s the kind of pain that cuts deep. It’s a wound that aches and throbs and is slow to heal. The rejection’s unexpected, and therefore worse —…
Designed for Joy
How the Gospel Impacts Men and Women, Identity and Practice
Jul 31, 2015
God created men and women in his image — equal in value and complementary in roles, which are integral to God’s good design for humanity.
The Savior’s Tears Shed for Yours
Oct 7, 2015
Once during morning devotions, I asked my children, “What are some verses in the Bible that give you hope?” One of them squirmed, “I don’t know . . . ” Then a silly grin spread across his face. “Wait,” he…
Theology That Comforts the Weary Soul
Jan 28, 2016
The doctrine of God’s sovereignty is an important one to study and learn during the calm seasons of life.
Three Gifts We Need, But Hate to Receive
Mar 10, 2016
We all love to receive a gift, but lots of God’s good gifts are not the kinds we would ask for. Here are three we need, but rarely invite: obstacles, suffering, and irritation.
King of Kings, Sorrow of Sorrows
Mar 24, 2016
When Jesus prayed in the Garden of Gethsemane, he prayed the lament of laments. It was the beginning of his agony for us, and an example for all who would suffer in his name.
Do Not Fear in the Face of Change
Jul 19, 2016
We tend to gravitate toward the predictable and familiar, and to fear change. A few things, though, are strong enough to hold and carry us through any change.
Once Worthless, Now Precious
Oct 11, 2016
Jesus is transforming his people from useless to useful, from wandering runaways to beloved brothers and sisters.
What Your Past Says About You Today
Jan 25, 2017
Do you still bear the weight of your past? The scars you carry are telling the story of how God has saved you, carried you, and changed you.
Your Thoughts Will Betray You
Apr 27, 2017
Don’t let Satan get a foothold by letting your thoughts run rampant. Keep your thoughts in check with gospel truth.
Does God Balance Blessings with Hardships?
Jun 21, 2017
When we expect God to even out our blessings with hardships, the problem isn’t our pessimism. The problem is our understanding of who God is.
The Friend We All Need
Oct 11, 2017
He is the friend we never had, the friend we never deserved, the one friend we all need — our perfect friend.
Faithful Are the Wounds of a Friend
May 1, 2018
The best friends are those who will care most about your forever. They will make you momentarily uncomfortable to protect your eternal happiness.
Confessions of a Wandering Mom
Five Common Idols We Fight
Dec 3, 2018
Weary mom, where are you looking for rest, for worth, for identity? If it is not Jesus, it will eventually rob you of all three.
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