Christian Living, Devotionals

Looking for Integrity: How to Move Beyond Our Tongues

Jesus once said: “For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.” (Mt. 12:34) We speak up for injustice, for mercy, and for right. Morally, politically, right, or wrong, we want our words to be heard for change, and for truth to abound. But no matter how many years you stand in the… Read More Looking for Integrity: How to Move Beyond Our Tongues

Christian Living, Devotionals

Heart Condition: Allowing the Great Healer to Break Us Free

I have a heart condition. Don’t we all? Bitter hearts. Damaged hearts. Fatigued hearts. Hardened hearts. Hateful hearts. Lying hearts. Spiteful hearts. Jeremiah 17:9 ESV The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it? Sin has gotten us here. Even the diseased heart is of sin. Our perfected selves in the… Read More Heart Condition: Allowing the Great Healer to Break Us Free

Christian Living

Truths to Hold on to as we are Refined Through Adversity in The Church

James 1:2-4 ESV Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. This verse can stand alone. No commentary or life application sermon is needed. No pulling it to… Read More Truths to Hold on to as we are Refined Through Adversity in The Church