There’s something you need to know…

There is an incredible truth that has become so real recently. Something I struggled to grasp for years. Something that I caught hold of at times, but that other times eluded me. Something that has finally made it from my head to my heart for good. This changed my life, you guys. Are you ready for … Continue reading There’s something you need to know…

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The Wooden Chest

There’s a chest in the living room. It’s fairly small and a bit scratched and dented. On its top sits a beige table lamp and, sometimes, some coasters. Most visitors probably don't even notice it. But it has a special story. Years ago, in the early part of my mid-twenties, I became friends with a young man at … Continue reading The Wooden Chest

Praying for Mr. Right

I've been thinking about the singles lately. Maybe it’s because there have been several engagements and weddings in the church. Or maybe it’s because we prayed for all the single people during a Saturday night service a few weeks ago. About that… The pastor who was preaching that night said something along the lines of, “We need to pray that … Continue reading Praying for Mr. Right

When Love Needs Truth

We live in a society in which the global church is increasingly adopting “progressive Christianity”. Here’s the thing. Progressive thinking becomes regressive thinking when we become so focused on promoting love that we forget truth. According to the Bible, love needs truth in order to be effective. It’s the truth that sets us free. The church might throw out a lifeline of love but if love is not anchored by truth then we are all just hopelessly drifting. If that doesn’t break your heart, nothing will.

Christmas Kindness Countdown: Week One … AND a Giveaway!

This year, instead of the usual chocolate advent calendar, my children are counting down to Christmas with acts of kindness. Why? Because Christmas is about our Savior first and foremost. It's so much more than presents, so much more than toys. I want our children to really understand this. To be selfless. And to fall deeply in love with Jesus as they learn … Continue reading Christmas Kindness Countdown: Week One … AND a Giveaway!