Fulfill is the characteristic verb in Matthew’s Gospel. Continue Reading...
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The day we come together as an expectant community to unwrap the story of God.
We never expected the thousands of individuals, churches, small groups, families, youth groups, and more who are joining in the #LentChallenge.
Still not sure if the #LentChallenge is for you?
I don’t know exactly what the next 40 days will look like in your life. You may be facing a pile of bills, a heart-wrenching diagnosis, the pieces of a broken relationship, a schedule that just.won’t.stop.
But I do know that God has something wonderful in store for you and for me. Verses that will breathe life to your soul. Passages that will come alive in a whole new way. Facets of Jesus’ character that will seep their way into your heart. Challenges and convictions. Whispers and echoes.
And here’s the one requirement: Continue Reading...
Watching the Oscars is a yearly tradition in my house—something we look forward to as the cold winter months roll through. Leif and I have high ambitions to watch all of the Best Picture nominees, but usually only get to watch a handful. (Which was your favorite this year?)
As I watched the Academy Awards last night, I did my fair share of oohing and ahhing at the breathtaking gowns and dapper suits, cheering on or in dismay of the winners announced.
And I couldn’t help but think about the runners up. Continue Reading...
Are you having one of those days? Your feet just hit the floor and you already want to climb back into bed.
Bills piled on the counter. That phone call you’ve been dreading. A jam-packed schedule. Kiddos who won’t stop arguing. Stuck in traffic. Waiting for treatment. Relationships hanging on by a thread.
We’ve all been there. You aren’t alone.
Friend, can I encourage you? No matter what adversity you are facing today, God will meet you there. [Tweet this] Whether you’re feeling vulnerable, lost, alone, or angry today, God won’t shy away.
Here are a few of my favorite verses that get me through those dirty-dog-bad days. [Tweet this] Read them quietly. Recite them aloud. Cling to these truths and promises even in this: Continue Reading...