I've been really blessed lately by my YouVersion Bible app, where I find some really great devotionals. This one, by Matt Chandler, is based on one of my favorite books of the Bible, James. Click here for the Instagram post and here for the Facebook post.
Does your faith make you uncomfortable? It should. Jesus wasn’t comfortable. He struggled with temptation, He was cold, hungry and tired, sometimes He was frustrated enough to toss usurpers out of His Father’s house by violent means. He risked censor by correcting the churchy, judgey people of His day in public settings. They tried to... Continue Reading →
Love Loves Me: A Testimony by Talisha Walton I confess, in all honesty, I’ve always had an intense desire in my heart to find true love. I wanted someone who’d truly love me—unconditioned. I coveted love from someone who’d accept me with all of my flaws, look pass all of the mistakes I’ve made,... Continue Reading →
It’s easy to fall into a rut in our Christianity. We choose the music we like and have our pick of worship artists to listen to. The market is flooded with books that encourage godly living and promote clean, Christian content. And, thanks to Netflix and other sources, we can easily tune-in to Christian shows... Continue Reading →
In the first part of this series, we talked about our identity in Christ and how that relates to our gifts. When Jesus died on the cross, it was to buy us back from the curse of sin. When we chose to follow Him, we became God’s children and committed our lives to His service.... Continue Reading →
Today, I'd like to welcome Ann-Margret Hovsepian to the blog. Ann-Margret is an author of a number of devotional books and is also an illustrator. Hello, Ann-Margret! Can you begin by telling us a little about yourself? I’m an author, speaker and illustrator in Montreal with about 25 years of professional experience in the publishing... Continue Reading →
Why do we create? Do we create because we are inspired by an inherent urge to make something? Is it to scratch a creative itch that won’t go away until we put pen to paper or our fingers on a guitar’s strings? Why do we jerk awake in the middle of the night, wiping sleep... Continue Reading →
The following transcription, submitted by Scott J. Toney, is part 3 of a sermon based on the story of Zacchaeus. To find the original 14-page e-book, click here. Pulpit to Page, Issue 1: Zacchaeus Copyright 2013 by Scott J. Toney, Published by Breakwater Harbor Books This is a sermon given by Rev. Lance King at Chestnut Grove and scribed by Scott J.... Continue Reading →