Christian Life

Oct 3

A Thrill of Hope by Jared C. Wilson

Today, then, as you think about what may feel like a long road of Advent before you, remember that as tired or wounded as this season may find you, the day is coming—and not too far off now—when the blessed hope (Titus 2:13) will appear and you will be able to say, “I knew it all along!” If it helps you hope, you could even sing some Christmas carols today.

Sep 29

The Good News of Great Joy by Brett Fredenberg

Jesus Christ came into this world so that – in His life, death, resurrection, and ascension – we could be made one with God again. He was restoring us to the life and happiness we experienced with Him in the garden, and continuing His original plan for this world to be filled with the glory of God.

Sep 27

Surgeons of the Soul by Scott Sauls

I suppose what I’m trying to say here is that the “faithful wounds” God sometimes calls us to inflict on one another as mutual “surgeons of the soul”—always as with a healing scalpel and never as with an injurious sword—can sometimes create further relational strain.

Sep 27

My Only Comfort by David McLemore

My back hurts almost all the time now. It starts when I wake up. I turn on my left side to stop the alarm from waking my wife and notice the slight twinge of discomfort. If I am not careful, laying there on my pillow with my head tilted the wrong way will prepare me […]

Sep 23

Michael Kelley On Our Fear of The Boring by Michael Kelley

Series: Conversations

Why shouldn't we be afraid of mundane or boring things?

Sep 22

Remember: Actively Reflecting on the Goodness of God by Kelsey Stookey

Has someone ever asked you if you have had a good weekend and you have a moment where you cannot remember what you did? Sometimes, it takes me a minute to remember what has happened even a few days back. Isn’t it bizarre that we are so forgetful? As I was reflecting on that, I […]

Sep 19

The Gospel That Rewrites Us by Timothy Mably

The gospel is a message of grace. It’s the story of God replacing our self-made narrative for the life that Jesus lived. It’s the story of God rewriting our lives by giving us something we could never earn apart from him.

Sep 19

Does Love Prevail Over Hardship? by Grace Pike

Take heart, believer. There is nothing lost that cannot be redeemed; nothing broken that cannot be mended.

Sep 13

The Need for Confession in a “Copy” and “Edit” Age by Justin Jackson

Confession is much more than an embarrassing admission of failure, as people have often treated it. Quite the contrary, it is a desperate pursuit of restored joy in the Lord. Without confession, such restoration is impossible.

Sep 9

More Than You Can Handle by Austin Dovin

Do not believe the lie that God will not give you more than you can handle. You will be severely disappointed or worse, miss out on a closer walk with Him