“Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Come near to God and he will come near to you.” -James 4:7-8 I have a … Continue reading The Problem With Submission…
I have a confession to make. Well, it’s really not much of a confession, more of a revealing of my nature.Here goes, I love technology. I love how it makes … Continue reading The Death Of The Sacred
I recently came across the story of Major Walter Summerford who was a British officer in the early 1900’s and he fought in World War I. While galloping through a … Continue reading The Lightning and the Valley of the Shadow of Death…
“When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.” -Psalm 56:3 They say that you should never underestimate the power of the ocean. It can be a dangerous place, … Continue reading Faith Lessons From The Ocean – Lesson #1 “The Trench Of Fear”
“…I will be found by you, declares the Lord…” Jeremiah 29:14 Have you ever misplaced your keys…your wallet…you cell phone? I once lost my cell phone, and I began to … Continue reading “Lost and Found”
“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Let’s face it, we all encounter difficult days…some more difficult than … Continue reading Silence is a Killer…A Devotional Pondering.
Mark 4:21-25 “Jesus went on: “Does anyone bring a lamp home and put it under a washtub or beneath the bed? Don’t you put it up on a table or on … Continue reading What Are You Illuminating?
There is a problem with our self-reliance. Independence is a great thing, but are we independent from God? Do we only require God’s help when it gets tough and we … Continue reading If It’s Not Broke…Then Break It.
The Resurrection means everything to me. It means that instead of having just a dying Jesus, a Saviour from my sins, I also have a living Jesus, a Lord for … Continue reading Lenten Perspective Day 4: Featuring Major Stephen Court
Where Jesus Died READ: I Corinthians 15:1-5 “Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures” (I Cor. 15:3b, NIV) In family devotions with our two young children, my wife … Continue reading Lenten Perspectives Day 3 – Featuring Bob Hostetler
I have been there. That moment of shame. That place of embarrassment. It’s not a fun place to be, in that moment of red-faced, head-hanging sadness. Perhaps it happens when … Continue reading Devotional: “The Lifter Of My Head”
Perhaps you’ve been betrayed by those you trusted or called ‘friend’ or ‘family’. Maybe you entrusted someone with personal information only a few would know, thinking that they would always … Continue reading Learning To Trust Again…