Showing Honor On Mother’s Day (Even When It’s Hard) By Jen Wilkin

“Maybe you know someone aching to be a mother. Maybe you know a mother whose child will never wish her Happy Mother’s Day. Reach out to them with empathy and comfort.”  Mother’s Day is once again upon us, sending children of all ages scurrying to the greeting card aisle to find just the right sentiment […]

A Gospel For Prodigals By Adam Miller

“A deeper understanding and trust in the gospel message can give confidence to how we approach prodigals with the good news of Christ’s love.”  Let me offer a theory I have based on personal experience: mothers are some of the most intense prayer warriors that anyone could ever hope to have. I never need to […]

Daily Readings for Holy Week by Andreas Köstenberger

“Am I living a life that is attractive, and if need be, convicting, so that unbelievers may know that Jesus loves them and came to save them? This is the perennial challenge this Easter, and the rest of the year.” Matthew 21 PALM SUNDAY: JESUS ENTERS JERUSALEM (March 29, AD 33) Matt 21:1-11; Mark 11:1-10; […]

Worshiping God Every Day By Tim Chester

“The good news is that we can seek God and know God and enjoy God everywhere and every day.” Amos 5 I wonder if you ever feel a disconnect between Sunday morning and Monday morning? On Sunday you join God’s people in praising Him for who He is and what He’s done. Brilliant. But then […]

Praying Through The Sermon On The Mount By Adam Miller

“The Sermon on the Mount is welcoming us into the presence of God and showing us what it truly means to be a part of His Kingdom.” Matthew 5-7 The Lord’s Prayer is a passage of Scripture that just about anyone who self-identifies as a Christian can quote. Go ahead and close your eyes and […]

A Case For Corporate Prayer Meetings (And Practical Tips) By Adam Miller

“Corporate prayer proclaims the gospel. It builds a community of grace, trust, and vulnerability as we confess our needs and weaknesses.” As a pastor’s kid, I was at the Church whenever the doors were opened. That meant Sunday School, Sunday morning, Sunday night, and of course the midweek prayer meeting. I dreaded the prayer meeting. […]

Worship Includes Praying By Dr. Donald Hubbard

“The worshiper cries out to God. More than anything, he wants the Lord to hear his prayer and to give His favorable response to it.” In Luke 18:10, Jesus tells a parable about two men who went up to the temple to pray. Prayer is to be a part of worship. Paul wrote to Timothy […]

The Gospel Of The Kingdom Is Like An Old Hymn By Jared C. Wilson

“Just as in worship music and marriage, keeping the relationship fresh means frequently revisiting some old, familiar truths.” The gospel is an old hymn. The gospel is sheet music printed in antiquarian typeface on a yellowed page in a dusty book. It’s the “old, old story” and the “old rugged cross.” It is four verses—and […]

What Does God Desire From Us? By Adam Miller

“If we truly love God, we would want to share Him with everyone around us. This is what God wants, and this should be our greatest joy.” When we talk about worship, we often paint ourselves into a corner and relegate the topic of conversation to music. This results in even less constructive conversations about […]

Who Would Jesus Vote For? By Adam Miller

“Though every kingdom has fallen, the Church has survived. Even the gates of hell cannot prevail against it” I have never been a particular fan of the expression, “What Would Jesus Do?” Partly because it doesn’t work in every scenario. How is that question going to prevent you from drowning? Jesus would just walk on […]

LTJA: The One Who Ran Before Us By Dr. Donald Hubbard

“Life’s race is truly a marathon and not a sprint. It calls for patient endurance. We need to be prepared for the long distance and remain faithful.” The Letter to the Hebrews sets forth the superiority of Jesus Christ. It was written a few years before the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem in 70 […]

LTJA: The Answer By Adam Miller

“I am convinced that simply looking to Jesus will either give us the answers we are looking for or it will eliminate the need for the questions altogether.” When I was in high school, I was on a Bible quiz team. Believe it or not, I wasn’t any good at it. I may have known […]