Your Present is His Presence

PEACE. It’s a word we hear a lot around Christmastime, and it’s an experience we desperately need around Christmastime! If we let it, the chaos of the holiday season will strip the “merry” right out of Christmas. Thankfully, Jesus is our peace. Over 700 years before...

Spare Me the Details

T.M.I. = Too Much Information. You’ve been exposed to this before, I’m sure. A newlywed couple giving you too many details about their honeymoon, your nurse friend being too detailed about a wound, or that co-worker who insists on telling you every detail about their...

F O C U S

As I type this, the smooth jams of a “lo-fi study beats” playlist from Spotify are pulsating through my noise-canceling headphones. I have no idea what’s going on in the rest of my house. Plates could be crashing, children fighting, Netflix blaring, and I would have...

SOUL RHYTHMS

Spring, summer, fall, winter. Morning, noon, evening. Years, decades, centuries. Life is full of seasons and cycles. Some, like those listed above, are unavoidable and just part of life. However, life is also filled with other seasons and cycles that we create, some...

Good Morning, Temple!

O Lord, I love the habitation of your house and the place where your glory dwells. Psalm 26:8 (ESV) David loved being in the house of the Lord. In Psalm 84, he said that one day in God’s courts is better than a thousand spent anywhere else. David is onto something...

INSEPARABLE

One of the clearest ways God displays His grace is by continuing on with us and promising His presence and provision despite what He knows about our future failures. Let’s be honest. If you knew about how one of your friends would fail you in the future, you may give...