Devotional Category

Holier Than the Birds

Today I had one of those moments that happen from time to time—when the struggle and stress and monotony of everyday life is peeled away and God shows up in a way that refreshes the soul. Such moments are relatively rare for me, at least more rare than I would like to admit. But every […]

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The Push and Pull of Obedience

It is no secret that God desires for people to obey him. One of the most foundational aspects of being God is the authority that comes with it over your own creation. The Bible makes no qualms about describing a Ruler of the universe who sets forth commands that he desires to be followed. It should […]

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Life Has No Life Hacks

You’ve probably seen the videos or read the articles. 15 Simple Life Hacks to Use Around the House! The next thing you know, someone has figured out how to use a paperclip to make mowing the lawn 10 times easier, or box of baking soda that gives your hair volume for double the amount of time. It might not […]

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Don’t Just Hear the Word—Obey It!

James 1:22-25 says: [22] But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. [23] For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror. [24] For he looks at himself and goes away and […]

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12 Things That Happen the Moment You Are Born-Again

Being a true Christian is not something you can visibly see. It is an internal, spiritual reality that evidences itself over the course of time. Just because someone says they are a Christian doesn’t mean they are, but for those who truly are born again, they enjoy several immediate (and amazing!) benefits. Your sins are […]

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How Are Christians “More Than Conquerors”?

It’s a phrase that gets thrown around quite a bit by Christians, usually in the midst of a rah-rah speech meant to build up believers and help them gain some God-given confidence. It might sound something like, Don’t let the negatives in life get you down! You can choose to be bitter or you can choose to […]

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You Owe God $10 Billion

Jesus is a master storyteller. Much of his teaching about God and the kingdom of heaven comes in the form of parables—little stories that pack a big punch. In Matthew chapter 18, we encounter one such parable on the subject of forgiveness. [21] Peter came up and said to him, “Lord, how often will my […]

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The 12 Works of Jesus

When people talk about the core of Christianity, the phrase that is sometimes used to describe it is “the person and work of Jesus”. The person of Jesus refers to who he is (son of God, Messiah, Redeemer), while the work of Jesus refers to what he has done. Though more could be added, here are […]

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The Craziest Thing Happened to Me Today

So the craziest thing happened to me today! I went into the bathroom at my house this morning, and when I turned this little metal knob, water came spouting straight out of the wall! It was conveniently landing in a container that I could stand in so the water didn’t splash around everywhere. And not […]

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Don’t Give God Leftovers

If Jesus were coming over for dinner, what would you serve him? My guess is that you would prepare your very best dish. You’d hit the grocery store and pick up all of the needed ingredients. You’d spend the afternoon chopping and marinating and simmering. You’d put out the fancy silverware and maybe even a […]

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