Numbers 4-5; Mark 14; Job 14 Extravagant devotion never elicits applause. To the contrary, true devotion at best makes people uncomfortable, and at worst, elicits pure hatred toward the devotee. Devotion is an indictment against the status quo, against our blindness and cold hearts. When we see it, we come face to face with our […]

May 14, 2024

Radical Devotion and Betrayal: The High Cost of Following Jesus

Deepening Faith: Reflective Journal Prompt Reflect on the call to love the Lord with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength. What does it mean for you to be “all in”? How is the Lord stirring your heart right now, and what steps can you take to respond fully to His call over your life? […]

May 8, 2024

The Call to Be All In: Finding Purpose in Loving God Fully

Hebrews 8, Ezekiel 43-44, Ecclesiastes 4 Guest Post: Patty Bellingham Wasn’t the eclipse amazing? People across the United States prepared with special approved solar viewing glasses, lawn chairs, and, if necessary, plane tickets to witness it in the “path of totality.” After all, the eclipse was accessible only to those who were “in the path.” […]

April 11, 2024

Eclipsing the Old Covenant: Embracing Jesus’ Eternal Priesthood

Ezekiel 37-38; Hebrews 5; Ecclesiastes 1 Over the last several weeks, namely because of my current role, I’ve been pondering the Gospel. My job is to lead an altar call twice a week. I don’t preach the message, but I give the altar call. And so, the altar call has become the most important part […]

April 9, 2024

Beyond the Altar: Living in the Fullness of Christ’s Victory

Ezekiel 11-12; 2 Corinthians 11; Proverbs 19 The early church was just as messed up as we are today. I don’t know if that’s good news or bad, really, but nevertheless, here we are. As we peer into the struggles and entanglements of the first-century church, it’s evident that we need to keep careful watch […]

March 25, 2024

Exposing Super Apostles: Navigating the Pitfalls of Modern Church Idolatry

Ezekiel 7-8; 2 Corinthians 9; Proverbs 17 Peace cannot be overrated. To live in peace within ourselves, with our God, with one another… what could be more important? I’m thinking back to the time our family spent in Israel several years ago. I had the incredible opportunity to host a prayer gathering outside of Jerusalem, […]

March 22, 2024

Shabbat in the Modern World: Rediscovering God’s Peace

In 2008, God brought intercessors together from all over Colorado Springs and beyond. In what can only be described as a sovereign move of the Spirit, 90 days were set apart for 24/7 worship and prayer. This city hosted the presence of God, and many lives were changed, and hearts were marked. It all began […]

March 21, 2024

Colorado Springs and the 90 Days: Are We in a Full Circle Moment?

Devotional Guest Post: Blake Hodge Nehemiah 12-13; 2 Corinthians 5; Proverbs 13 Thoughts from Nehemiah 12 & 13: If we were being honest, we see a list of names in Scripture and we often gloss over it. They are usually names we can’t pronounce, and we are so removed from their stories, that we use […]

March 18, 2024

From Ruins to Revival: Embracing God’s Transformative Work in Our Lives

Nehemiah 10-11; 2 Corinthians 4; Proverbs 12 Guest Post:  Marcia Thorsell I found Chapter 4 of 2 Corinthians to be chocked full of gems; however, when I got to verses 16-18, I was reminded again of something that really works as we walk this life out.  2 Cor. 4:16-18  TPT So no wonder we don’t […]

March 16, 2024

What’s Your Perspective? Shifting Views for a Life Beyond Limits

Devotional Guest Post: Katherine Brey  Ezra 8-9; I Corinthians 14; Proverbs 6 Several years ago, I heard a worship song with two lines that struck me so profoundly that I cried instantly. Simple, yet direct and, for me, thought-provoking-  Break my heart for what breaks Yours Everything I am for your kingdom’s cause The song […]

March 9, 2024

Reviving the Heart: Embracing Ezra’s Zeal for God’s Kingdom