I have lots of favorite Bible verses, but one stands out first in my mind and heart from the story of Jesus and a sinful woman in chapter 7 of Luke’s Gospel. I’m choked up even writing these words, “Jesus said, ‘Therefore I tell you,...

Doing the same thing the same way = the same results. And then Jesus calls to us, “Follow me!” out into the deep, away from the comfort of the shallows. Out into the deep, away from ease of living marginally. Out into the deep where your feet...

One of my friends tells a funny-ish story about being on vacation with their 5 kids and leaving one of their young sons behind after making a stop for lunch. They’d driven about 10 miles down the road when they realized he wasn’t in the...

If you know me, you know I hold to a biblical worldview. However, my thoughts here reflect a *method* or process that while geared toward Christians is one I believe can be adapted to anyone. Let's be clear; we aren’t voting for a savior. There’s only...

Friend, your calling is to follow Jesus. It’s not for the faint of heart or the comfort-seeker, or the platform-builder or the social-media-diva. It’s for the persevering soul who keeps at it… again and again, no matter what because the white hot fire in her heart...

Today’s reading [DAY 32] is near and dear to my heart. In fact, it’s the actual *heart* of this ministry - fulfilling Jesus’ great commission to all believers to make disciples (who make disciples). Making disciples is the hardest work I've ever loved. Much like raising...

God will only, always give you what is best for you. Not just his best, but also what is good and actually perfect for you. We cannot understand the mind of God, but we can still conform our minds to the way God thinks by what...

Jesus *insisted* that his disciples get in the boat and cross to the other side of the Sea of Galilee while he stayed behind. He knew exactly what they were headed into. No sooner did they leave the shore than the wind kicked up strong...