Heaven is a Real Place (repost)

This devotional was originally published on August 3, 2017.Writing a devotional about eternity is a bit like writing an essay about the cosmos. Even those who seriously study it have only a vague idea of what it actually entails. While we may understand the general...

The Hunger That Satisfies (repost)

This devotional was originally published on June 7, 2018. We were playing paintball out in the woods at youth camp, decked out in our full camo gear (you know, ‘cause we were serious like that), and trying to endure a brutal late-July Texas day that was even more...

The Majesty of the Mundane

My family and I have been in the Rocky Mountains for the past two weeks. (If you have never been to the Rocky Mountains, I suggest you do everything in your power to visit as soon as possible.) In the Rockies, God’s handiwork, majesty, and beauty are on full display....

Abiding (repost)

This devotional was originally published on May 18, 2017.Shortly after I finished grad school, my wife, our infant son and I were homeless. Sort of. I was without a job when our apartment lease ran out, and we were not able to get it renewed. Far from family, and with...

Priest and Peasant

And now it’s time for Bible trivia! Question #1: Who built the ark?Answer: If you said “Noah”, you’re right! (And if you said, “Noah, Noah!” … you probably grew up in church.) Question #2: What’s brown and has a bushy tail and climbs in trees? Answer: If you...
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