Unshackled

Have you ever been put in a situation that is beyond your control? In Matthew 6:25-30, Jesus calls us to a life of simplicity. We are called to be free in Christ. All He asks us to do is follow Him. Why do the ...

The Necessity of Space

The little boy kept looking behind him as he walked into the library. Although he'd been dropped off at the library at night, he walked confidently until he realized someone else was going into the library righ...

“We Don’t Want a Bible Study”

At one point in the past year, I was having a conversation with some of my students. Sam, a junior high, homeschool kid spoke up and said, "I'm tired of Bible studies." As we continued the conversation, I began...

Emotion and Discipleship

I am not an emotional person. That doesn't mean I am emotionless, that I feel nothing and exude a tough-guy persona that screams, "I'll mock you, then take your candy if you cry in front of me." I just mean tha...

Building a Three-Year Mission Cycle

Even if your bags are barely unpacked from this summer's trip, it's time to start planning your next mission trip. Before you zoom in on the specifics of your next mission trip, zoom out. Spend time with you...