Almost everyone knows the story of Jonah. He is called to preach, runs away, gets swallowed by a great fish, gets vomited back out, finally obeys, then pouts about the outcome. Simple enough, right? For such a small book of the Bible, there is so much content in these 4 chapters. So much good information [...]
We are dirty, stained by sin, and broken. So very broken. Those who see us walk past and shake their heads. We are despised. We are rejected. We feel worthless. BUT JESUS! He sees us and says, "I want that one! I want the one that is dirty, stained, and broken. I want the one [...]
Everyone has a role. Everyone has been gifted.
Having been rescued by the grace of God, we must be compelled to be agents of grace in the lives of others.
Summer has officially ended. School is back in session. And once again I failed to meet goals I set for myself. Excuses. They are so easy to come up with. I could list a million of them. They are legitimate. They are truthful. They are also, none the less, excuses. So, instead of bemoaning my [...]
God's Word is full of promises. We love those promises. We love to quote those verses and feel encouragement at the hope they provide. We love to relish in the thought that we will receive those things. And God is faithful, yet, we often fail to put the promise in its proper context. We can [...]
When we fail to live our lives in faith, everything is not as it seems.