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How our faith is seen more in the small, daily battles, than in the big events we face

How our faith is seen more in the small, daily battles, than in the big events we faceThe Bible is full of stories of how faith enabled ordinary people to defeat giants, survive a den of lions, and move mountains. A conversation on James, chapter 1.

spiritual self-examination

spiritual self-examinationYed Anikpo created an app called Heartpoints to help Christians track their spiritual progress. Users of the app can review their daily history to rejoice over victories and to repent of…

Are You Ever Troubled?

Are You Ever Troubled?There are times in our lives when our peace is based simply on our own ignorance. But when we are awakened to the realities of life, true inner peace is …

What’s For Lunch?

What’s For Lunch?Another of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, spoke up, “Here is a boy with five small barley loaves and two small fish, but how far will they go among so many?” John 6:8-9

It seemed like a good idea at the time. Any thoughts of a diet were out the window when I spotted the steak on the …

When Jesus Couch-surfs

When Jesus Couch-surfsThe Internet is often described as a “safe” way to get to know new people because of the option to disconnect with someone if we feel that our personal space is being infringed on. But a friend recently introduced me to a kind of social networking designed to allow […]

Spiritual Navigation

Spiritual NavigationDava Sobel’s award-winning book Longitude describes a dilemma faced by early sailors. They could readily determine their latitude north or south of the equator by the length of the day or…

Highs and Lows

Highs and LowsComing into last Wednesday night’s start against the Boston Red Sox, LA Angels’ starting pitcher Garret Richards had enjoyed his best season as a big leaguer. He boasted a 13-4 record, the clear leader of a strong pitching staff for the first-place Halos. He was averaging 9 strikeouts per 9 innings, as opposed to only…

A thoughtful conversation about faith and how it influences what we think and how we respond to life’s challenges

A thoughtful conversation about faith and how it influences what we think and how we respond to life’s challengesWhat is faith? Is it something we believe, or something we live? Let’s answer those questions in a study of James, chapter 1. Join in this thoughtful conversation about faith.

the source

the sourceFor the past 2 years, I’ve served in a church in the urban heart of a large city. It’s a difficult ministry that calls one to have deep compassion and …

Sacrifice and Friendship

Sacrifice and FriendshipWe will never know the joy of self-sacrifice until we surrender in every detail of our lives. Yet self-surrender is the most difficult thing for us to do. We make …