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Living Hope

“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 […]

By | September 24th, 2021|Uncategorized|

And We All Fall Down

“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 […]

By | September 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Dead Bolts

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 […]

By | September 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Torn Hearts and Suit Jackets

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 […]

By | August 26th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Distractions

I was a garbage employee, once upon a time. I would like to excuse myself by saying I was in my twenties with no intention of making a career out of my desk job and Pinterest was a brand new thing and we were all in a bit deep for a minute… However, the reality is, I was selfish. I didn’t start out that way, actually, at the […]

By | August 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Suffering Well

One of the most distinct ways the world sees Christ through his church is the way in which we suffer. For most of us, suffering is not something we look forward to. In fact, most of us respond to suffering or “tribulation” with a “Fight or Flight” mentality.

I remember being newly married to my wife Holly, and realizing that there were things about her, the way she did things, and […]

By | August 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|
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