Nehemiah 8-9; 2 Corinthians 3; Proverbs 11 What’s the point? What is the point of our faith? Have we signed up for some kind of hell-insurance, or some sort of ethereal system to keep us from feelings of guilt or shame? What is the point of it all? Why did Jesus come? What is the […]

March 15, 2024

Rediscovering the Heart of Faith: The Transformative Power of Union with Christ

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

2 Kings 21-22; 1 Corinthians 8; Psalm 150 How did we get here? How are we so off course? The church itself is lost. We can sing our songs and run our programs, but we need more than that: We must contend for the faith that was delivered to us (Jude 3). We must come […]

March 2, 2024

Rediscovering the Word: The Path Back to Authentic Faith

1 Kings 9-10; Romans 7; Psalm 133 I’ve been thinking about the struggle. The real struggle to get free from wrong mindsets, from our brokenness, from the patterned pain of relationships. And this is good. It tends to be where I land most of the time. But considering the moment we are in, and what […]

February 12, 2024

Breaking the Chains: Confronting Personal Sin for True Spiritual Revival