March 23, 2017

The Hope That is in You

“I am convinced it is the Holy Spirit at work in my heart. Lately, he whispers, ‘Always be prepared to give a reason for the hope that is in you.’”

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.”

October 16, 2016

Our Encouragement: Your Unity

“Our spiritual growth stops when our fear overcomes our courage.”

October 10, 2016

Our Purpose: Your Growth

“God has given us a singular passion: to enjoy and display his glory in everything we do.”

October 6, 2016

Don’t Tell God What He Can Do

“The things that you think are getting in the way of what your life should be are often the places where God is at work.”

October 3, 2016

Our Hope: The Gospel

“As our focus narrows on the gospel, our joy expands to cover all of our life.”

September 18, 2016

Our Joy: Your Partnership

Your life is a painting, and God is the master artist. He who began a good work will bring to completion His masterpiece.

July 3, 2016

Portrait of a Pastor, Part 1

“It is difficult for a pastor to experience a relentless, fatherly love for the congregation until he sees them as his own children.”

May 10, 2016

“Hope Heals” by Jay & Katherine Wolf

“The Wolfs have carefully crafted a simultaneous love letter to Jesus, and a roadmap to ‘discovering joy even in the sadness and choosing contentment when it is very, very hard.’”