As busy, late running, coffee pounding commuters, construction detours are the biggest nuisance in our day. We are already driving eight to ten miles per hour over the speed limit, constantly scanning for cops because we didn’t wake up early enough to account for the extra traffic and child demands that morning, and guess what? Construction has begun on 131, and now we’re in a detour.
It seems that […]
None of us enjoy trials. Those fiery days that brush away our comforts like sawdust. Those freezing nights that claw at our peace.
It is in these times, that we often cry out that one-syllable yet guttural question to God, “Why?” And sometimes in those seasons, it feels like that question bounces off the walls until it returns to our chest unanswered.
Those are the days that we are reminded […]
“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead…” (1 Peter 1:3).
The criminal band watched with dread at the menacing movements of… something robed in shadows. The sound of its movement was indistinguishable—in sync even—from the waling l-train […]
“Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.” (Proverbs 16:18)
Laodicea was prideful for a reason; it was beautiful, rich, and advanced. If Laodicea was a woman, she would be the one that looks like she has her life completely together, the one the rest of us hot messes stare at from afar and wonder how she does it. However, what we know now is […]
In Revelation 3:8 John wrote to the church in Philadelphia, “I know your works. Behold, I have set before you an open door, which no one is able to shut. I know that you have little power, and yet you have kept my word and have not denied my name.”
For many of us, our homes are a place where we feel safe, secure, and comfortable. One of the […]
I grew up in a faith culture that made sure everyone wore suits to church.
I remember pulling at my tie as it choked my small neck during the fourth verse of “In the Garden.” It only lasted for a few years though. It was also during this time that the church movement of “come as you are” blossomed. It was a movement that focused on that […]