Spiritual Practice #8: “Intentionally Seek to Integrate Your Life in Christ with All Areas of Your Life”

During Advent we reflect upon and prepare for the coming of Jesus. We remember his birth and make sure our preparations are on track for his return. So why did he come? And what can we expect the second time around? The Jesus whose birth we celebrate, and whose return we anticipate, is Jesus Christ,…Read more »

Essential 100 Journey: Day 99 — Revelation 19:1-20:15

We’re approaching the end, folks. Tomorrow’s the grand finale – literally (you’ll see why when you read the passage). I really don’t have time to write this post this morning, but I feel like I’d be pastorally negligent if I didn’t say at least something about the today’s obviously difficult reading.

Essential 100 Challenge: Day 27 — Judges 4:1-5:23

Deborah is the man, uh woman, of the hour. As she is described in our text, Deborah is clearly regarded as one of the greatest leaders in Israel’s history. This reminds me of another woman, Junias, whom the apostle Paul describes as “outstanding among the apostles” (Romans 16:7).  So in the Bible we have women as prophet/judges and…Read more »