Aiming Our Hearts Toward God

Aiming Our Hearts Toward God

For a satellite dish to work, it has to be aimed in the right direction. It has to be connected to the satellite. Otherwise, you don’t get all those great shows and sports events you want to watch. The majority of the instructions related to putting one of these...
The Generosity of Nehemiah

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...
Earthly Wisdom vs. Heavenly Wisdom

Earthly Wisdom vs. Heavenly Wisdom

When I moved to California from Puerto Rico, I was 16 years old, and I came with a vocabulary of English words. In Puerto Rico, they teach children from kindergarten through high school English, so I came packed with knowledge of the English language. I had a lot of...
God Uses Ordinary People (Nehemiah’s Story)

God Uses Ordinary People (Nehemiah’s Story)

In the book of Nehemiah, in the Old Testament, the Israelites were taken captive by King Nebuchadnezzar from Babylon. He took the people of Israel, destroyed their city, brought them to Babylon, and made them prisoners. Over many years, Nebuchadnezzar died, and the...
I Urge You to Transform, not Conform (Romans 12)

I Urge You to Transform, not Conform (Romans 12)

We are children of God, redeemed by God for his purposes and nothing can separate us from his love. Though sin is still present in the world, we’re no longer slaves to it. Sin is no longer our master, and we have the Holy Spirit living in us. As such, we can...