Friends & What Really Matters

“For I have come to have much joy and comfort in your love, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed through you, brother.” Philemon 1:7, NASB We visited around the breakfast table, enjoying each other’s company. My husband and I hadn’t spent time with these friends for over a year because we reside in North Carolina and they live far away in a rugged, mountainous area. Why? They’re missionaries. They’ve devoted their lives to sharing Christ with many who’ve never heard of Jesus. […]

Doing Life: In Words

“And how shall they believe in Him whom they have not heard? And how shall they hear without a preacher? … So faith comes from hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ.” Romans 10:14 & 17, NASB A shift seems to be occurring in Christian circles. I hear it on the radio. I’ve read about it. Ever so slightly, there’s a move toward the church being Jesus’ hands and feet … without speaking a word. We don’t have to say anything. We just have to do. What […]

Drawing Near: Cannot Be Silenced

Father, It’s me. Sitting here gazing at Your beautiful creation, I realize it doesn’t even come close to Your beauty. You. Are. Glorious. Majestic, mighty, and sovereign, You’re unimaginably magnificent. I adore You. Today is the Lord’s Day: a special time to enter Your presence with Your people. Together we exalt You, the one true God. We’re beyond privileged to call out Your name and lift You high. Thank You for making us Your own, saving us through Your Son and lavishing love on us. You’ve made us […]