Where are We Going?

Category: Daily Devotions, God's love
How often at the start of a new week do we wonder what this week will bring?  We may have had a wonderful, relaxing weekend and yet when we wake and look at another week ahead of us, we worry that there will not be enough hours in the day to complete all the goals […]

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Weekend A La Carte (October 19)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Today’s Kindle deals include a few books that, as far as I know, only rarely go on sale. (Yesterday on the blog: Pastoring Is So Much More Than Preaching) The Almost Invisible Church Darryl Dash reflects on nearly invisible churches. “I’m not against big churches. God is at work there too. My

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Immersed: A walk through Hong Kong’s protests (video)

Category: News
Hong Kong Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests – now in their fifth month – have captured headlines for mass marches and, increasingly, violent clashes with police. Police have fired tear gas and rubber bullets at unarmed protesters, and shot two teenagers with live ammunition. Some protesters

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2019 Dove Award Winners

Category: Heard On 20, Music
Here is the complete list of 2019 GMA Dove Award Winners Artist of the Year Lauren Daigle; (label) Centricity Bluegrass / Country / Roots Album of the Year Deeper Roots: Where the Bluegrass Grows Steven Curtis Chapman; (producers) Brent Milligan, Steven Curtis Chapman Bluegrass / Country /

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New Tauren Wells Album

Category: Heard On 20, Music
Tauren Wells has a new album called “Citizens of Heaven” available for pre-order! It’s the highly anticipated new album featuring his newest song, “Miracle”. Click the paid link below to pre-order it on Amazon so you’ll get it when it releases on January 24,

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A La Carte (October 18)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Today’s Kindle deals include a huge collection from Fortress Press. I’m not familiar with most of them, so cannot vouch for them, but thought some might appeal especially to pastors and scholars. Logos users can use the code SAVE20NOW to get $20 off any item(s). It’s basically $20 to spend

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Israel’s vocation in Romans 2-3

Category: ALL, Interviews, Outreach
N.T. Wright contends that “Israel should have been – had been called to be – the divine answer to the world’s problem; and that, instead, Israel is itself fatally compromised with the very same problem.”[1] Wright bases this on Paul’s words that Israel as whole was “entrusted with the oracles

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A Servant’s Heart

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“Now Simon’s mother-in-law lay ill with a fever, and immediately they told him about her. And he came and took her by the hand and lifted her up, and the fever left her, and she began to serve them.” Mark 1:30-31 An elderly Christian I once knew had multiple health problems, the worst being his

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Serve One Another

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
Jesus “set aside the privileges of deity and took on the status of a slave, became human! Having become human, he stayed human. It was an incredibly humbling process. He didn’t claim special privileges. Instead, he lived a selfless, obedient life and then died a selfless, obedient death, and

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Claiming Forgiveness

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions, God's love
“But, dearly loved friends, if our consciences are clear, we can come to the Lord with perfect assurance and trust, and get whatever we ask for because we are obeying Him and doing the things that please Him” 1 John 3:21,22. What a marvelous promise – unfortunately, a promise which few

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