I have a confession to make. Both Jonathan and I are worn out from the Spiritual Growth campaign. We confessed this to one another in our most recent meeting. The book is, well, thick and heady – it’s not the most enjoyable or engaging literary work. There are certainly good lessons that I’ve taken from the material though, such as the more-horizontal relationship between heaven and earth, and the proclamation that the transformative power of the Spirit is present for thi
Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.
Psalm 27:14 NIV
On Wednesday evenings, our kids have been learning about the Fruit of the Spirit. And guess what we’re up to? PATIENCE. And guess what my devotions were about today? PATIENCE!
Boy, it’s like God is trying to get me to pay attention or something.
It can be so hard, in our instant-gratification-purchase-but-wait-10-to-30-business-days-for-a-refund-society to deal with something as simple a
Over the past few weeks MPCYouth has been talking about how every person is wired for connection. We are wired to be connected to three things: 1) God 2) Ourselves 3) Others. This idea is based off of Matthew 22:37-39 which states, “Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’”
We can obviously see that Christ