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Successes and Sorrows

“When we acknowledge God, we remember His presence in both the successes and sorrows, whether big or small, of our lives.” —Lisa Samra           View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by God Hears

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Books

Prayer as Kindness

In his recent sermon entitled Exile, as part of our series on doctrine explored through the lens of salvation history, exile was explained as “an extended

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Questions

Creation Questions

I received lots of great feedback today on the sermon on creation that kicks off our series on sound doctrine.  For those of you who

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Our Daily Bread

Never Forgotten

Today’s devotional came out of God’s gracious reminder to me that He can’t forget me…or you.  May that be an encouragement to your heart as

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Christmas

Lessons from the Magi

As you read the Christmas stories this year recorded in the gospels, consider the men and women who recognized Jesus’ unique and miraculous birth. This

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Christian Life

The Light of Christmas

This week, I had the opportunity to speak at the Women’s Bible Study Christmas Brunch about Jesus, the light of Christmas, (click here to access

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Our Daily Bread

Gratitude

Gratitude is a spiritual discipline that is important for me to practice on a regular basis, whether the week of Thanksgiving or the middle of

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Christian Life

Listening to God Interview

Jim was interviewed about his book, God Told Me, for the 100th episode of Hole in My Heart Ministries’ podcast.  They covered topics such as “How

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Books

Transformed

  My friend Jen Lane recently released a book, Transformed: Eating and Body Image Renewal God’s Way. I was delighted to interview her for a

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Our Daily Bread

This is Me

The lyrics of “This is Me” remind us to choose our words carefully. My reflections on the song inspired today’s devotional. If you have not heard

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Christian Life

Reckless Love

“Reckless Love” is a popular, if sometimes controversial, worship song. In this Crosswalk.com article I talk about the idea of reckless love.  If you need

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Our Daily Bread

I Will Fear No Evil

  I enjoy all kinds of books but some of my favorites are memoirs because they can feel like extended testimonies, a reflection of God’s

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Our Daily Bread

Servant’s Heart

Today’s devotional focuses on the amazing number of ways parents, and specifically moms, serve their families.  When it seems unnoticed or under appreciated, it is

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Questions

Isaiah Questions

As we concluded our Isaiah series, we focused on the prophet’s vision of the future.  Below is the graphic we created to explain this vision.

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