God Hopes You Will Find Him

God Hopes You Will Find Him

When my kids were barely more than toddlers, they’d often ask me to play hide-and-seek with them. I dominated. I was a master at hiding from them for hours and hours until they were crying and begging for… Just kidding! Actually, I could have found plenty...
Long Before You Were Born

Long Before You Were Born

On March 5, 1995, I was on a school bus headed to Louisville, Kentucky for a field trip when I first read about the prophet Jeremiah’s call to ministry. The word of the LORD came to me, saying, “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I...
About Those Good Plans God Has for You

About Those Good Plans God Has for You

One of the most-quoted, and also mis-applied Old Testament Scriptures is Jeremiah 29:11. We pull it from its surrounding historical and grammatical context and stick it on wall art or greeting cards without really understanding the bigger meaning behind it. For I know...
How to Find Deep Satisfaction for All of Eternity

How to Find Deep Satisfaction for All of Eternity

The prophet Jeremiah spoke on God’s behalf when he said, My people have committed two sins: They have forsaken me, the spring of living water, and have dug their own cisterns, broken cisterns that cannot hold water. ~ Jeremiah 2:13 NIV The implication is clear....
God Has a Great Big Plan for His People, And It’s Good

God Has a Great Big Plan for His People, And It’s Good

One of the most popular Bible verses in the Old Testament is found in Jeremiah 29:11 which says, ‘For I know the plans I have for you,’ says the Lord. ‘They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.’ (NLT)...

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