What’s Happening at Our Church

On Sunday, our church began a series of services where we’ve set aside several days to seek the Lord. Our pastor (who happens to be my husband and my bff) has called for us to focus on Psalm 51:10: “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.” We’re spending several services devoted to seeking the Lord, asking Him to reveal where our hearts are, asking Him to...

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Who Loves Like That?

I have an early morning date and every time I remind myself that “Tomorrow is the day!” I get these excited tingles. It will be dark when I rise, long before the sun wakes the morning, but seeing its rise will only add to the sacred moments. We regularly meet together first thing every morning, my Companion and I, but tomorrow is different. Tomorrow I’m meeting Him earlier than usual and...

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Soaking in His Love

Seeking Him begins with reveling in the wonder that He first loved me. I didn’t go after Him. I didn’t pursue His heart or try to win His affection. He first loved me. There is no greater wonder than this—that He loved first. “We love Him because He first loved us.” (1 John 4:19) I could sit and soak in that truth for awhile. For a lifetime. You first loved me. Before I came to...

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What Does it Mean to “Seek God?”

You often hear 2 Chronicles 7:14 quoted by people asking God to bring revival: “If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.” But what does it mean to seek God?  Before answering this question, we need to understand the “Why?” issue....

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A Teen Who Swims Upstream

A Teen Who Swims Upstream

It’s not easy to be a teen today. At least, it’s not easy to be a teen and swim upstream against the culture. As a teen, you’ve got cultural pressure continuously fed to your soul from the Internet, you’ve got a majority of your peers turning their backs on God, and you’ve got an entertainment industry that celebrates sexual immorality with young role models like Miley Cyrus and Kristen...

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