Archive for the 'Christian life' Category

What do you value most in life? Joe Stowell outlines three reasons we should value Jesus above all else in part two of his message “Getting Over Me.” The heart of…

Do you live to celebrate yourself—or Jesus? Joe Stowell introduces you to a new message, “Getting Over Me,” with a reminder that life can’t be about “me” and about Jesus at…

“Love one another.” It’s a simple concept—but you know just how difficult it can be to put into practice! Over the past few weeks we’ve been examining this new command Jesus…

My wife, Martie, and I had the privilege of traveling to England. While we were there, we visited Hampton Court—the home of King Henry VIII. The first thing we noticed was…

In Cornwall, England, you can visit a place called The Eden Project. The Eden Project attempted to build the perfect environment in which plants and trees could flourish. Obviously named for…

One of my all-time favorite jokes is about the guy who was applying for a truck driver’s job. As part of the oral exam to pass the driving test, the instructor…

Daddy, can I help you?” It was my four-year-old son, Matt, who was watching me carry cartons of empty pop bottles to the car. We could return them for a dime…

Expectations! We all have them. We expect that people will be nice to us, that we’ll have good health, great marriages, faithful friends, successful careers. But what do we do when…

Above the joyful sounds of Christmas morning, as children open their presents in attack mode, you can usually hear someone older and wiser saying, “Don’t rip the paper. Save it for…

We talk a lot about hope. We hope the weather will be good for our family vacation. We hope that our favorite team will win the Super Bowl—or at least make…