• ThumbnailWhen the disciples asked Jesus to teach them to pray, he gave them a prayer. Not a lecture on prayer. Not the doctrine of prayer. He gave them a quotable, repeatable, portable prayer (Luke 11:1–4).


    Could […]

  • ThumbnailSuggestions from our friend Max Lucado

    How do we use the Bible? The clearest answer is found in the words of Jesus. “Ask,” He promised, “and God will give it to you. Search and you will find. Knock and the door […]

  • ThumbnailYou are God’s child. He saw you, picked you, and placed you. “You did not choose me; I chose you” (John 15:16 NCV). Before you are a butcher, baker, or cabinetmaker, male or female, Asian or black, you are God’s […]

  • ThumbnailYou’ll get through this.

    It won’t be painless.

    It won’t be quick.

    But God will use this mess for good.

    Don’t be foolish or naïve.

    But don’t despair either.

    With God’s help, you’ll get through […]

  • ThumbnailGrace is God’s best idea. Rather than tell us to change, he creates the change. Do we clean up so he can accept us? No, he accepts us and begins cleaning us up. Grace is God as heart surgeon, cracking open your […]

  • ThumbnailThe world was different this week. It was temporarily transformed.

    The magical dust of Christmas glittered on the cheeks of humanity ever so briefly, reminding us of what is worth having and what we were […]

  • Thumbnail“Today your Savior was born in David’s town. He is Christ, the Lord.” —Luke 2:11

    The night that Jesus was born was an ordinary night with ordinary sheep and ordinary shepherds. And if it were not for a God who […]

  • Max Lucado wrote a new post, Giant-Slayer 3 years ago



    Giants. We must face them. Yet we need not face them alone. Focus first, and most, on God. The times David did, giants fell. The days he didn’t, David did.

    Test this theory with an […]