Come Matter Here by Hannah Brencher brings us an important message: "Be where your feet are." Stay, go deep with others and make a difference where you are. We often tend toward spending our lives waiting for the next big thing, that call to a certain place or event in our lives. So few stay … Continue reading Go Deep Right Where You Are: Come Matter Here (Book Review)
As Christians we declare life with God is about relationship not religion. However we often still replace intimacy with God with another form of doing--getting answers to prayer in our quiet time or tangible results in the churches we serve. But above all else, we must seek to live out the truth of Christ: "Abide in Me.” It is only in this way that we will bear much fruit.
There is greater meaning to living a life of worship than singing or meeting once in a while at a gathering. There is so much more to worship. We are called to exalt Jesus not simply through a word spoken or a song sung, but by the giving of our lives. We are called to … Continue reading There Is More to Worship
When we come face to face with our unanswered prayers, wondering why God does not answer our prayers quickly enough, we cannot give up or get into self-pity. Nor can we build a mindset around trying to figure out how to get our prayers answered faster or how we can fulfill our God-given dreams and … Continue reading In the Waiting: Unanswered Prayer and Unfulfilled Dreams
We were made to connect deeply with Jesus and each other, and to stir up each others' hearts in the calling and destiny of God on our lives, and we are all far too busy to spend that quality time with God and one another. Those times are too few and far between...