This song has been working it's message deep into my heart since the release of Cory Asbury's latest album, Reckless Love. When I looked it up this morning I found this video, in which Cory himself explains the meaning behind the song in Luke 15:1-7; Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near... Continue Reading →
We're all gifted.Every Christian in the world has a unique set of skills and abilities—gifts—that God has given them. These gifts are given so that the Church might have the use of them. Each congregation is made up of people, and each of those people can contribute to the congregation in a unique way. Paul says... Continue Reading →
I recently attended a church meeting at which someone said, "I grew up in church, but didn't know until my mid-twenties that you had to actually invite Jesus into your heart." That is wrong. I have a tendency toward speaking too soon or jumping to conclusions, and so I didn't say anything at the time.... Continue Reading →
The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.
Palm 139 is a common go-to passage for many believers when talking about the sanctity of human life and how God views us. In particular, verses 13 and 14 tell us, “... you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb... I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” — Psalms 139:13-14 ESV... Continue Reading →
We're fast approaching the winter solstice, and I'm noticing there are fewer and fewer hours of daylight each day. As a result, I am using the lights in the house and the office much more than at other times of the year—in the summer I don't use them much at all. Even in the winter... Continue Reading →