Jesus: He Gets Us | He Understands Us

Here is the devotional: Everyone you meet has a fascinating backstory. Just ask them about it. Where did you grow up? Who most influenced you? What factors shaped your path? What’s important to you? What do you love?Jesus grew up in northern Israel. His people were regular folks, living mostly insignificant lives. In fact, nobody… Continue reading Jesus: He Gets Us | He Understands Us

Jesus: He Gets Us | He Grieves With Us

Here is the devotional: Everyone moves through grief differently, but we all suffer, and on our own timetable.When Jesus and his family returned home from burying his father, he likely felt the sting of death like never before. We don’t know how old Jesus was because the Bible doesn’t give us these details. There’s a… Continue reading Jesus: He Gets Us | He Grieves With Us

Believing God is Good No Matter What: Anchored In Goodness

Here is the devotional: You may have heard it before: life is hard; God is good. This statement is far more than a cliché: it’s a strong and solid theological truth. Some incredibly smart people have wrestled with such questions as, “if God is good, then why does this happen? Why is injustice allowed, and… Continue reading Believing God is Good No Matter What: Anchored In Goodness

Make Space For What Matters: A Word Of Caution

Here is the devotional: Before starting His public ministry, Jesus willingly went into the wilderness for 40 days to be alone. This time prepared Him to resist the temptations the devil threw at Him and step into the calling God had for Him. Creating healthy spiritual habits can help us do the same.  As you… Continue reading Make Space For What Matters: A Word Of Caution

In The Likeness Of Men: Every Knee Shall Bow

Here is the devotional: I look around at today's culture, and I wonder if people know that every knee shall bow at the return of Jesus. Based on actions and speech, I don’t know if they understand that when Jesus comes back, glory will be given by everyone. Now, I can see Christians reading this… Continue reading In The Likeness Of Men: Every Knee Shall Bow