Faith Is Our Victory

Gideon is an unlikely hero that God transform from a fearful coward to a fearless "mighty man of valor".  The reality is that we will either be overcome because of our fear OR over-comers because of our faith. In Judges 7, we learn that God loves to work in the realm of the impossible. God will often … Continue reading Faith Is Our Victory

Sacrificial Grace Calls For Sacrificial Generosity

A little can become a lot with Jesus. There's not a more powerful story that embodies this principle than the story of the widow's offering in Mark 12 & Luke 21. Mark 12:41-44 And he sat down opposite the treasury and watched the people putting money into the offering box. Many rich people put in large sums. 42  And a … Continue reading Sacrificial Grace Calls For Sacrificial Generosity

Open Handed Generosity

One of the greatest miracles Jesus ever performed is found in Mark 6:34-44. It's the feeding of the 5000. There are so many lessons in this story…we see the deity of Jesus on full display, we see the compassion of Jesus on the crowd, we see Jesus as the Good Shepherd meeting both spiritual & physical needs of seekers. But there’s … Continue reading Open Handed Generosity

Stop Going To Church

God's highest calling for us was never for us to "go to church". God's highest calling for us isn't a destination...God's highest calling is an identity! God doesn't call us to GO TO church, He calls us TO BE the church.  Psalm 92:12–15 “The righteous flourish like the palm tree and grow like a cedar in Lebanon. They … Continue reading Stop Going To Church