Jesus’ Family is Our Church Family

Today I want to talk about our church family and the family of God, because I recently read this passage about Jesus’ family and it made me think. When you watch a beautiful family, it’s incredibly inspiring, isn’t it? If you’re blessed to have...

The Generosity of Nehemiah

I believe the world is hurting. One way that I think we can show our hurting world the loving God we serve is through our generosity. The world deeply longs to see more cheerful and generous givers, so I want to write about generosity today from the Old Testament. I...

Where Sin is Born

Do you ever feel like someone else is making you behave badly? I do, I think we all do. In reading James 1 today, though, I realized that I can’t blame God for my failures. I can’t blame Satan or even all of the clever demons or spiritual warfare. I...

Speak Life! (A Study of James 3)

Words have tremendous power to hurt and to help. They can discourage, they can cause anger, they can cause separation, but words can also heal, they can encourage, they can lift up, and they can empower someone else. Words have an enormous amount of power. When I was...