Restored Restore

—— Join Awaken Church as we read the New Testament, Psalms, and Proverbs in 2020. Download the #AwakenBible2020 plan at awaken.church/bible2020. Each week I share a thought from the previous week’s reading here. —— “Sweet revenge” is an all too...

FOR*GIVE*NESS

We all like gifts. A gift is a way to demonstrate love to someone–to show them you were thinking of them. It’s true what Jesus said, “It is more blessed to give than to receive,” but let’s be honest–it is still blessed to receive! So I don’t think it’s a...

You Know What It’s Like

We talk often about leaving your past in the past. “Don’t let your past dictate your future,” you’ll hear someone say. Or “Your past doesn’t need to control your present.” Those sentiments are true, but today I want to remind you of the importance of remembering your...

Destination: Shipwreck

I’ve never been in a shipwreck, but I have been thrown out of a raft. The results and level of danger are very different, but they both involve being suddenly catapulted into tumultuous, freezing water, neither of which are fun. The Bible mentions a few shipwrecks,...