2015-2016 Bible Challenge, devotionals, resources

This changes everything (a meditation on how the gospel confronts self)

Paul, in prison, met a runaway slave named Onesimus. Onesimus had been on the run after stealing from his master, a church leader in Colossae named Philemon. In his time with Paul, Onesimus heard the gospel and became a follower of Jesus. Sometime after this Paul decided to send back Onesimus to Philemon with a… Continue reading This changes everything (a meditation on how the gospel confronts self)

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Good Reads 08.19.15 (on: parenting, relationships, depression, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered over this past week: On parenting: Three Motivations for Parents to Avoid by Jason Allen Over the past decade, I’ve witnessed in others—and, unfortunately, in myself—three parental motivations to avoid. Like weeds that force their way through the best-cultivated garden or thickest concrete, these motivations seem stubborn,… Continue reading Good Reads 08.19.15 (on: parenting, relationships, depression, and more!)

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Good Reads 08.12.15 (on: singleness, parenting, what matters in life, and more!)

Here is a collection of good reads gathered from across the internet this past week. Be sure to check them out! On the greatest things in life: See the Invisible Kingdom by Ann Voskamp Again, today, that’s always the call: Slay the idol of the seen. Slay the idol of focusing on what can only… Continue reading Good Reads 08.12.15 (on: singleness, parenting, what matters in life, and more!)

2015-2016 Bible Challenge, devotionals, resources

Remembering the Past, Looking to the Future (a meditation on the faith-stories between generations)

“These are the words that Moses spoke to all Israel beyond the Jordan in the wilderness…” Deuteronomy 1:1 The book of Deuteronomy is about Moses as an old man and respected leader reminding a new generation of Israelites about their past while pointing them into the future. In Numbers 13 and 14 the people chose… Continue reading Remembering the Past, Looking to the Future (a meditation on the faith-stories between generations)