Wait

Lead me in Your truth and teach me, for You are the God of my salvation; for You, I wait all the day.PSALM 25:5 What do you like to wait on? Not a thing. We don’t like to wait in traffic. We don’t enjoy waiting for one-day delivery. We want a company to figure out a new way to get …

Breathe

Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your heart be troubled, nor let it be fearful. JOHN 14:27 Jesus offers us a heart filled with peace. Peace, for Jesus, is the quiet calm that comes from resting in and trusting the faithfulness of …

Kate’s Story

Kate’s life is an excellent story about the power of personal discipleship to move someone from confusion to clarity in the faith. Kate starts her story, “I was so messed up. I was just running around trying to figure this out (life in Christ) in my late 20’s. I knew there was hunger and an unsatisfied feeling. So I jumped …

Confusion.

Confusion was the number one response Jesus’ disciples had to Jesus’ teaching. I thought their normal response would have been awe and wonder. Nope. Jesus taught, and they replied, “Huh?” In Mark 7:14-16, Jesus taught a parable prioritizing the inner cleanliness of a person’s heart over outward appearance. Verse 17 says that after the teaching, when Jesus and His team …

The Power of Trinitarian Prayer

As you step into intimacy with each member of the Trinity (The Father, Son, and Holy Spirit), your prayer life will be affected in a positive way. But this idea often causes people to question, “Who should I pray to? And Is it okay to pray to all three persons?” The answer is, certainly because all three persons are one …

Advancing the Kingdom of God

Advancing the kingdom of God was the mission of Jesus. Throughout His ministry (from the time of His inaugural sermon in Mark 1 to His ascension in Acts 1), Jesus declared that His powers and wisdom were the results of His citizenship in the kingdom. In Matthew 13, Jesus shared seven parables describing various attributes of the kingdom of God. …