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, …

What Bonds Us Together

Listen in as we begin our new series on 1 John. 1 John is a letter written by Jesus’ closest disciple, the beloved John. It’s a wonderful little letter that …

The Bond That Brings The Greatest Joy

Ever been talking with an acquaintance only to find out they share a common interest? Or watch a friendship emerge with someone who shares a similar passion? Having something in …