Bible Reading Plan & Family Worship Guide – Week 42

We will begin Week 42 of the Bible Reading Plan on Monday (Need a plan? Click the link below to download). This week’s Bottom Line: Jesus Christ is more necessary for life than food. Did you know that you can listen to daily readings as well? You can either stream the audio of […]
By |October 16th, 2014|Blog, Devotional|Comments Off

Bible Reading Plan & Family Worship Guide – Week 41

We will begin Week 41 of the Bible Reading Plan on Monday (Need a plan? Click the link below to download). This week’s Bottom Line: Both our motivation for prayer and our practices of prayer should be centered on God. Did you know that you can listen to daily readings as well? You […]
By |October 9th, 2014|Blog, Devotional|Comments Off

Three Things to Remember When You Read the Bible

You can never just read the Bible. There is something deep happening. It’s something more glorious than the universe. Whether you open these pages before dawn, over midmorning coffee, or at the dinner table with family, whenever you read the Biblesomething miraculous is happening. After all, you are not just any ordinary person, and […]
By |October 3rd, 2014|Blog|Comments Off

Bible Reading Plan & Family Worship Guide – Week 40

We will begin Week 40 of the Bible Reading Plan on Monday (Need a plan? Click the link below to download). This week’s Bottom Line: The eternal God, Jesus Christ, became flesh and came into the world to bring us grace and truth. Did you know that you can listen to daily readings […]
By |October 2nd, 2014|Blog, Devotional|Comments Off

Deeper than the Pharisees

Dean Inserra, Lead Pastor of City Church in Tallahassee, FL wrote a really great piece over the summer on Christian maturity. He begins by writing, The concept of “deep” has become increasingly fascinating to me as a pastor. What does it really mean to go deeper in […]
By |October 2nd, 2014|Blog|Comments Off

Bible Reading Plan & Family Worship Guide – Week 39

We will begin Week 39 of the Bible Reading Plan on Monday (Need a plan? Click the link below to download). This week’s Bottom Line: God will bring judgment on those who rebel against Him, but salvation for those who fear Him. Did you know that you can listen to daily readings as […]
By |September 25th, 2014|Blog, Devotional|Comments Off

Bible Reading Plan & Family Worship Guide – Week 38

We will begin Week 38 of the Bible Reading Plan on Monday (Need a plan? Click the link below to download). This week’s Bottom Line: The Holy Spirit, through the power of Christ, fills the church so that the church will be the light to the world. Did you know that you can […]
By |September 18th, 2014|Blog, Devotional|Comments Off

Bible Reading Plan & Family Worship Guide – Week 37

We will begin Week 37 of the Bible Reading Plan on Monday (Need a plan? Click the link below to download). This week’s Bottom Line: God reigns supreme over all things and all people in this world! Did you know that you can listen to daily readings as well? You can either stream […]
By |September 11th, 2014|Blog, Devotional|Comments Off

What My First Foster Placement Taught Me About the Gospel

Today is a bittersweet day. As I write this, I have only a few hours left with the two children, a 5 year old girl, Samantha, and 7 year old boy, Dylan(pseudonyms), that have been in my home for a few months now. Admittedly, I am not ready to see […]
By |September 10th, 2014|Blog|1 Comment

To Name the World

Yesterday, Pastor David preached on Numbers 17 and reminded us that our words matter. “There are no neutral words,” he said. It was a powerful reminder that our words are derivatives of the words of God. And that means that our words should honor […]
By |September 8th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off