Joy In Low Places

As we dive into the maturity that comes with joy, I can’t help but consider Mary. In Luke chapter 10, Mary has a sister named Martha. They are both eagerly anticipating a visit from Jesus, but we notice that Martha’s anticipation turns into anxiety, while Mary’s...

Life’s a Marathon

The biggest goal in a marathon is to finish it. Of course, you’ll have overachievers who want to be first, but the heart and culture of a marathon is just to complete it. Sometimes, when you’re all-in, you get tired, hurt, or distracted. Runners usually...

“Houston, we’ve had a problem.”

“Houston we’ve had a problem.” Maybe this rings a bell if you’re familiar with the ’70s. Astronaut Jim Lovell was calling into the NASA Mission Control Center to report that Apollo 13 had just experienced an explosion. The good news was they had someone to call. The...

Pressure

Here’s the bad news: there will be pressure. I know it sucks that I started a devotional this way, but I never want to think that salvation relieves pressure when, in actuality, it just might intensify the pressure. There’s a moment in Luke 8 when a young man is under...

Low Battery

I remember a time I overreacted. I was relaxing while watching a movie with my wife and son. I love those moments, but within a split second, everything went left. I had to run to the store, and I looked at my phone, only to see “Low battery – 15%...
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