Devotions

Our Perspective

“If I give all I possess to the poor and give my body to hardship that I may boast, but do not have love, I gain nothing.” 1 Corinthians 13:3 This verse communicates two views on generosity and giving—the World’s view and God’s view. When we look at generosity, we might call someone “generous” for […]

Laying The Foundation

“We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the LORD has laid on Him the iniquity of us all.” Isaiah 53:6 When Isaiah writes that we are all like sheep, he is referring to our simple and foolish nature. We are all plagued with tendencies to […]

Overwhelming Beauty

“A religion that gives nothing, costs nothing, and suffers nothing, is worth nothing.” – Martin Luther “The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure that a man discovered hidden in a field. In his excitement, he hid it again and sold everything he owned to get enough money to buy the field.”Matthew 13:44 In the […]

Memorial Stones

When it was time for the Israelites to leave the desert and cross over into the land that God had promised them, He called Joshua to be the one who would lead the people across the Jordan River. After everyone had safely crossed the river, God instructed Joshua to pick one man from each of […]

Dreams

“Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us, to Him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen.” Ephesians 3:20–21 I’ve had the privilege of teaching preschoolers at NorthPointe […]

How Big Is Your God?

“If you’re not daring to believe God for the impossible, you may be sleeping through some of the best parts of your Christian Life. And if the size of your vision for your life isn’t intimidating to you, there’s a good chance it’s insulting to God.” – Steven Furtick I love the song God is Able […]