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February 27, 2017

Discipleship: Walking in the World

“Being a Christian means walking in the world: enjoying close relationships with Christians, enjoying close relationships with non-Christians, and pursuing your roles and responsibilities in love.”

October 19, 2016

Close to Scripture, Yet Far From God

“In short, it does not matter how much I know the Scriptures, if at the end of the day, I do not let the Scriptures lead me to Him.”

February 21, 2017

Discipleship: Walking with God

“Being a Christian means walking with God: listening to him, relating to him, and responding to him in love.”

November 6, 2016

Shine Like Jesus

“Salvation isn't a trophy to be put on a shelf, but a gift from a good Father who rejoices when we enjoy His good gift.”

February 21, 2017

Discipleship: Walking with God

“Being a Christian means walking with God: listening to him, relating to him, and responding to him in love.”

December 12, 2016

Rejoice Like Jesus

“A life of Christian maturity is a life of unity, prayer, and meditation on God's truth.”

February 16, 2017

Letters to CWLA: Pastor Matt

“Through the ups and downs of life I pray that the constant reality for you is your experience of the love of God.”

February 14, 2017

Discipleship: Walking the Christian Life

“How do we see the forest, not just the trees, of the Christian life?”

Parenting as Discipleship Conference

This conference is designed to help equip you to raise your children in wisdom, truth, and love.

August 22, 2016

Trademarks of a Disciple: Perseverance

A sanctified life is anything but a boring life- a sanctified life is a life of discovery and adventure, where you more and more uncover the infinite glories of God's joy, hope, purpose, and love.

February 6, 2017

Imago Dei: The Poor

“God has a profound heart for the poor and the marginalized, and if we are going to follow Him as our Lord and Savior, we must reflect that same heart.”

September 15, 2016

God and Money, Part 4

True Contentment

“In Christ, not only do we have everything we could ever need, but we are given freedom from the desire to be rich, we are given freedom from the love of money, and we are empowered to truly be content.”

January 23, 2017

Imago Dei: The Unborn

“God’s call isn’t to be exclusively pro-child or pro-woman. Both the prenatal child and her mother were created in the image of God.”

March 14, 2016

Being a Disciple: A Disciple Repents

“Jesus brings you a pathway from failure to joy.”

January 11, 2017

Embracing Placebos and Striving for More

“Just because something makes us feel, think, or act differently doesn’t mean that it’s addressing the core issue. It’s true in physical medicine and it’s true in spiritual growth.”

January 4, 2017

Christian Perfection

“For Paul, the pursuit of perfection was not a list of do’s or don’ts. It was not even doing everything right. Perfection was not solving all problems or having all the answers to life’s dilemmas. Rather, it was connected to knowing Christ Jesus.”

January 4, 2017

Christian Perfection

“For Paul, the pursuit of perfection was not a list of do’s or don’ts. It was not even doing everything right. Perfection was not solving all problems or having all the answers to life’s dilemmas. Rather, it was connected to knowing Christ Jesus.”

December 29, 2016

The Emperor’s New Clothing

"Jesus gives us clothes of salvation and righteousness that we can't earn, can't buy, and can't find here on the earth."

December 29, 2016

The Emperor’s New Clothing

"Jesus gives us clothes of salvation and righteousness that we can't earn, can't buy, and can't find here on the earth."

December 16, 2016

Gathering With Family

"For some, gathering with family is the best part of Christmas. For others, it’s the most difficult. But why do we do it? Why not take the money and the time off and take a vacation? Why make the effort of traveling on some of the busiest travel days of the year?"

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December 19, 2016

Be Content Like Jesus

“We are not called to be content because our circumstances don’t matter, but because we hold on to a reality that is infinitely greater than this world could ever be.”

December 16, 2016

Gathering With Family

"For some, gathering with family is the best part of Christmas. For others, it’s the most difficult. But why do we do it? Why not take the money and the time off and take a vacation? Why make the effort of traveling on some of the busiest travel days of the year?"

December 16, 2016

Gathering With Family

"For some, gathering with family is the best part of Christmas. For others, it’s the most difficult. But why do we do it? Why not take the money and the time off and take a vacation? Why make the effort of traveling on some of the busiest travel days of the year?"

December 8, 2016

Do Not Grumble!

“When we complain we reject and overlook the love that God gives us constantly in our lives. When life is hard, instead of complaining we ought to find our refuge in Him. The Lord meets us in our distress, and instead of complaining we must lavish ourselves in His love.”

November 15, 2016

The Gray Areas and Our History

“Our evangelical history—especially our recent history, over the last century—has often shaped the way we treat our Bible, and the way we over- or under-react [to gray areas] in our Christian lives. What if the ways we are reading our Bible are affected by our history and we have no idea?”

November 1, 2016

You’re Happier When You Care About the Gray Areas

“The good life for the Christian is not found in ignoring as much as you can get away with. It’s found in navigating the complexities in between the extremes, looking for the most health (and holiness) you can find.”

November 14, 2016

Plan Like Jesus

“The antidote to idolatry is not to enjoy God’s blessing less, but to be captivated by God, himself, more.”

October 30, 2016

Think Like Jesus

“When you stop grasping at significance you don’t have and in the gospel receive ultimate significance you don’t deserve, you will find yourself being humble from your heart.”

September 26, 2016

The Fundamental Need to Thank God

“When we are surrounded by troubles, and we do not understand what is going on in our lives, glorifying God and giving thanks will reorient us to that beacon of light so that we can see the way out.”

September 8, 2016

God and Money, Part 3

Saving and Debt

“Saving and debt are intricately related, and developing biblical convictions on both is necessary to being a good steward of God’s finances.”

September 21, 2016

The Good Work of Women, Part 5

Work When There is No Choice

“When your vocational choices are limited by finances, it can feel like you are trapped, hopeless, enslaved. But God promises you a secure future with him that even the deepest pangs of this world cannot touch.”

September 15, 2016

God and Money, Part 4

True Contentment

“In Christ, not only do we have everything we could ever need, but we are given freedom from the desire to be rich, we are given freedom from the love of money, and we are empowered to truly be content.”