3 Things Every Christian Should Understand About the Gospel


I recently finished The Explicit Gospel by Matt Chandler. Matt is one of my favorite preachers to listen to because I appreciate his commitment to the Word of God, and his tenacity in preaching it. It is staggering to me the amount of people who claim the name of Christ don’t truly understand the Gospel. It is […]

Find More Jesus

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Need a plan to make your Easter season intentionally Christ-centered AND easy? If I am not careful, my children will grow up experiencing Easter as a sugar-filled day with fun activities and family dinner; they will get a new dress or pastel tie, a pretty basket, and probably a few cavities. But no Jesus. I must […]

My Part

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth. (2 Timothy 2:15 ESV) I long to abide—to stay in deep fellowship with my God. The thought of  holding on for a lifetime is wearying, but there is great, sustaining […]

The Rich Became Poor


I have been given grace upon grace. For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you by his poverty might become rich. (2 Corinthians 8:9 ESV) Jesus became poor for me. He sacrificed all so that this poor, desperate, […]

What it takes

Abide. Remain. Do not depart. This is what we have been charged with. The Christian life is all about holding on and staying connected to the source of all we need. I long to be tied to the dock—for a lifetime. Not just today, tomorrow, or next week, but to the end. Honestly? The thought of holding tightly […]