Psalms: The Journal

Psalms: The Journal

We are starting our journey through the Psalms together this week. If you missed it, you can catch the first message here. As a church, we are following along together with daily reading plans, discussion questions for your home and discipleship groups, and prayer...
Poor in Spirit

Poor in Spirit

“Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 5:3, ESV My wife and I have four wonderful teenage children. There is a vivid memory that sticks with me from the time my kids were young enough to need car seats. One of my kids was...
Cooler Than Fiction

Cooler Than Fiction

Science fiction is one of my guilty pleasures. For some reason, geeky sci-fi shows and movies capture my imagination with the seemingly infinite possibilities of life in the space-time continuum. From my countless hours of dabbling in nerdom, I have noticed that there...
God is Always Good

God is Always Good

When we receive a blessing we say “God is so good.” But when we go through trials, that is not the first phrase that spontaneously comes out of our mouths. In fact, if we say it at all, it’s usually when the trial has passed and ended with a positive...
Christ’s Prayer in the Garden

Christ’s Prayer in the Garden

The account of Christ in the garden of Gethsemane is quite telling of His humanity. Luke 22:43 tells us that while in the garden, Christ was in agony. We see the severity of his agony in the third part of this verse, “…and His sweat was like drops of blood...