"so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may have strength to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness [...]
Next Wednesday, July 19, marks 14 years of marriage for me and my bride. Like every marriage since the beginning of time, we've had our ups and downs, joys and sorrows, losses and wins. We've learned hard lessons along the way about love, forgiveness, patience, sacrifice and humility. And although I know full well that [...]
"Dear friends, if such be death - if it be but a sowing, let us have done with all faithless, hopeless, graceless sorrow … 'Our family circle has been broken,' say you. Yes, but only broken that it may be re-formed. You have lost a dear friend: yes, but only lost that friend that you [...]
To say the Gospel is simple, is true in one sense, but to say it is the most complex, out of this world, most glorious thing in the universe, is true in every sense. And everyone needs to know this. How big is the Gospel? It's bigger than "Jesus loves you" and "Jesus died for [...]
God wants the highest and best for you, not just what you think is the highest and best.
From this vantage point alone, hard circumstances not only become manageable, but purposeful.