Lessons on neighborliness from the God who moves right in with us
A heartening lesson from the one who went before us.
Our senior pastor preached a couple of weeks ago on the John 14 and the promise of the Holy Spirit. The Greek word used for the Spirit in this passage can be translated dozens of ways, from comforter to encourager to helper to guide. Dale Brunner translates it “true friend.” The NRSV and the NIV…… Continue reading Encourager, Guide, Comforter… Doula? * 10 Minute Devotional
Dana Herndon on the good things yet to come.
Jeff Given on how we might joyfully receive and share the Word in us.
A decade ago, sitting at the head table in the prettiest dress I’ll ever wear, I was surprised at how seamlessly my wedding was going. After planning and preparing and hiring caterers and renting a banquet room and putting together our own flower arrangements (thanks to our wonderful crew of friends and family, who didn’t…… Continue reading Don’t Miss Out * 10 Minute Devotional
First, an announcement… Thank you all for your generous feedback on the 10-Minute Devotionals! Due to their overwhelming popularity (really, I had no idea – I’m humbled and grateful!) they will continue. However, they will be moving to Tuesdays. Why are they moving to Tuesdays? Because… (drumroll, please!) Thursdays are going to feature a new…… Continue reading A Towel Reminder * 10 Minute Devotional
Holy Week’s a-comin’, friends. After basically missing the whole shebang last year due to a case of extremely overdue pregnant-itis, I’m stoked for this year. Holy Week, the high point in the church year that begins with Palm Sunday (April 9, this year) and ends on Easter Sunday (April 16), is the best. If the church had a Super…… Continue reading 10 Ways to Enter Into Holy Week
Daily devotions don’t always stick. Quiet times are hard. I know I’m not the only one who has started a new time-alone-with-God program only to have it fizzle in a month (or a week, or a day…). Ever since we welcomed our first son in 2012, I’ve found devotions to be even more of a challenge. There are…… Continue reading Shame & Transformation * 10 Minute Devotional