What’s Your View?

“Then the righteous will shine like the sun in their Father’s Kingdom. Anyone with ears to hear should listen and understand!” (Matthew 13:43 NLT) While on a mission’s trip to Mexico a few of us decided to maximize our free time by climbing a mountain. Our time was limited so we wanted to get asContinue reading “What’s Your View?”

Who Gets the Chair?

“When he arrived and saw this evidence of God’s blessings, he was filled with joy…” (Acts 11:23a NLT) One of my favorite devotions that I read each day is by Ron Hutchcraft. It’s called A Word With You. In a recent article he told the story of Cindy, who attended a campus ministry he ledContinue reading “Who Gets the Chair?”

Being Who God Designed You to Be

“That’s why I work and struggle so hard, depending on Christ’s mighty power that works within me.” (Colossians 1:29 NLT) The ONLY thing that is preventing you from being everything that God designed and ordained you to be is YOU. Once you commit to following Jesus without excuse or reservation, will it be easy? ItContinue reading “Being Who God Designed You to Be”

What Is Fellowship?

“All the believers devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching, and to fellowship, and to sharing in meals (including the Lord’s Supper), and to prayer.” (Acts 2:42 NLT) The term “fellowship”is used frequently among believers in Jesus, but I’m afraid we have largely lost sight of its meaning. We say things like: “Let’s meet up atContinue reading “What Is Fellowship?”

God Is With Us

“Look, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall name Him Emmanuel, which means, ‘God is with us.’” (Matthew 1:23 NSRV) Over the last few days, we’ve been looking at the birth of Jesus and asking some questions. For example, knowing it was Jesus in the manger, we’ve been trying to getContinue reading “God Is With Us”

How Can I Know My Purpose?

“So whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.” (1 Corinthians 1:31 NLT) What does the verse above mean? It essentially means that whatever we do – in our home, in private or in public, at work, at play – WHATEVER we do and WHEREVER weContinue reading “How Can I Know My Purpose?”