How to Find a Good Devotional

How to Find a Good Devotional

Not all devotionals are created equal; and, sometimes we seem to have too low of a bar for what makes a devotional worth reading. While devotionals are, shockingly to some, not necessary for the Christian life, they can be helpful. We should be discerning though, as...
Do you search for wisdom?

Do you search for wisdom?

True wisdom is the shaping of the mind according to God’s truth. Wisdom is more than facts and head knowledge. It is not merely abstract. To be wise is to have the right wisdom applied to living life. In reality, the “wisdom” one holds will inevitably spill into how...
The Christmas Story that We Seem to Miss

The Christmas Story that We Seem to Miss

Christmas comes and goes every year, often in a blur. We can hardly help do anything but merely make it through. In the process, the most amazing story that we can ever know becomes a stale “fairy tale,” instead of the history changing event it really is. Hopefully we...
Our Priorities in light of the Christmas Story

Our Priorities in light of the Christmas Story

Black Fridays, shopping Saturdays, crammed schedules. The Christmas season can become quite unlike the Christmas story, and our priorities can be quite different from God’s priorities. Our mindset in December… and most of the year We get obsessed with a retail...
Lean not on Your Own Understanding of Money

Lean not on Your Own Understanding of Money

Proverbs 3:5-6 might be the most scribbled-on-greeting-cards verse in the Bible. The danger with familiarity, though, is that it can bring complacency. The more that we hear something the more we can be in danger of letting it flow in one ear and out the other....
Your church music is incomplete if…

Your church music is incomplete if…

Everyone has an opinion on the topic of Church music. Should we have loud music or quiet music? Should there be lights and fog? Should we use hymns, psalms, or modern songs? What instruments should we use? The reality is that great Christians will answer these...