Love To The Fullest

In any classical music piece there is usually a moment that everything is building toward: the Crescendo!  It’s the main part the composer wants you to remember.  In literature, this …

The Battle For The Mind

There is a battle going on every day for your mind.  That is, for the thoughts that are true and you should live by.  The problem is everyone has an …

Entering God’s Rest

Rest is something we all want. In fact it’s something we all need! We need rest for our bodies, rest for our minds, and rest for our souls.  This week we …

His Mercy Is Our Security

We all experience trials…struggles.  Some of them are outside of us: something happens to us: we lose someone we love, a relationship falls apart, our finances crumble).  Oftentimes (and often …

Love Is A Matter Of Life And Death

Everyday we do lots of things that potentially tip the scales between life or death: wearing a seatbelt, using the right medication, observing a stop sign.  According to Jesus’ closest …

Living In Light Of Our Future Hope

In the Bible, one of the primary motivations for living a certain way in the present, is because of a confident anticipation of the future. So, when John tells his …

We Cannot Flourish Apart From God

Christianity is the only religion that has such a nuanced view of the world.  On the one hand, the Bible says, “God so loved the world…” (John 3:16), and on …

Growing In Our Love For One Another

What resource could we possibly draw on to love others the way the Bible tells us to?  People are demanding, fussy, unappreciative, and unpredictable.  They can be kind one moment, …