Jesus isn’t a barrier. He’s an opportunity. And He's open to everyone.
When the Bible Meets Disability
How we view disability and treat those who live with it matter. And, as with every other life topic or ethical question, our best guide is the Bible . . . All our best intentions and attempts at inclusion will miss the mark unless they grow from and by biblical truths.
A Love That’s Easily Pleased
When we truly, deeply love someone, we’re easily pleased with their gifts. They could give us a rock and we’d treasure it—because it’s from them. If their heart’s in it, our heart responds. I wondered: How pleased am I with what God gives me? What does that say about our relationship? And how does He respond to what I offer Him?
Redeemed in Full
Have you ever questioned whether you're redeemable? Have you nourished hope for an abundant, meaningful life, only to see it decimated by your own sin or failure? Have you looked at the remains and felt sure that, even if something new were to sprout, nothing could ever bloom?
A Turn for the Better
By the grace of God repentance is possible. So how do we start?
Hanging On for the Long Haul
Some things are worth persevering for. In fact, most worthwhile pursuits require perseverance. And there are cases in which perseverance pays off.
Looking to the Son
This is more than positive thinking. It's even more than counting our blessings. It isn't just admiring good things; it’s looking through the goodness to its Source. And it's committing to seeking that Source with our entire selves, all our lives, no matter what we go through.
The Root of All Virtue
You'd be surprised how many other important qualities and experiences worth having hinge on this one attitude.
The Way Back Home
Jesus owed His life to no one.
Yet He chose to give it up. Because it was the only way to truly bring us and the entire creation "home".
Crossing the Abyss
Even in the midst of heart-stopping terror, He offers the heart-healing, life-giving good news of His presence, love, and care.