The Two Ways Jesus Gets Me Through My Hardest Days

The Two Ways Jesus Gets Me Through My Hardest Days

Earlier today, I received a text from a friend who asked how I and my family were faring right now. I responded simply with, “Surviving well.” Thankfully, my friend and his family are surviving well also. How about you? Are you surviving well? As I write this, it’s...
What Does God Have Stored Up for You?

What Does God Have Stored Up for You?

I believe that God wants the very best for his children. His love toward us is benevolent in nature. God is a giver. He is the bestower of good things. How abundant are the good things that you have stored up for those who fear you. Psalm 31:19 NIV We have three...
Good News: Jesus Has Been Enthroned as King

Good News: Jesus Has Been Enthroned as King

The gospel is more than a few steps toward salvation and it’s more than a particular doctrine of justification. The gospel is the good news that Jesus, God’s Son, became the Messiah and Savior of Israel and of the rest of the world, that he died on a Roman...
Wherever You Find Truth, You Will Find Freedom

Wherever You Find Truth, You Will Find Freedom

Ever been trapped in a spiritual stronghold? It’s likely that you have even if you didn’t know what was happening at the time. A stronghold is simply believing a lie, on repeat. We can find ourselves in strongholds because of trauma, false teaching,...
The Only Satisfying Source of Security and Significance

The Only Satisfying Source of Security and Significance

Marriages often crumble because one spouse looks to the other to completely satisfy his or her innate need for significance and for security. It’s too great a burden for any fellow human being to bear. God, on the other hand, is fully capable of supplying both...
You Shall Not Fear

You Shall Not Fear

When you take refuge under the protective wings of God, you have nothing left to be afraid of. Does that mean you’ll never be hurt? Never get sick? Never lose a job or a relationship? No. Welcome to planet earth, where bad things happen because of the existence...
God Fiercely Protects His People

God Fiercely Protects His People

Ever messed with a mamma goose? Few mistakes are more costly! The writer of Psalm 91 uses the picture of a protective parent bird to illustrate the fierceness of God’s guardianship over his people. Surely he will save you from the fowler’s snare and from the...
What Do You Have to Say About God?

What Do You Have to Say About God?

Did you know that the human mind tends to follow its most dominant thought? For example, if a child is walking along the edge of a wall and you shout, “Don’t fall!,” the child is now slightly more likely to fall because you suggested a thought that...
The Safest Secret Hideout in the World

The Safest Secret Hideout in the World

I spent a lot of my childhood playing in a small patch of woods behind my grandparents’ home in Rockfield, Kentucky. There were multiple sinkholes – one of them large enough you could throw a couple of cars into it – a wet weather spring, and lots of...
A Psalm for the Dark Days of Depression

A Psalm for the Dark Days of Depression

Sometimes, choosing to live and take on another day is the hardest thing you can do, and you CAN do it! And when those mornings come along in which you can barely put one foot in front of the other, remember the words of King David, penned no doubt in a season of...

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