A Voice Is Heard In Nashville
March 29th, 2023
Article by R.D. McClenagan Yet again...“A voice is heard in Nashville, lamentation and bitter weeping.Mothers weeping for their children, refusing to be comforted,Because they are no more.”Chad Scrugg...  Read More
Prayer is for the Desperate, Not the Disciplined
March 15th, 2023
Article by Brian Hughes If we were to poll our church body on what Spiritual practice they wish they were “better at,” I’m willing to put my money on that practice being prayer. I’ve never met a singl...  Read More
Turn Aside and See
February 21st, 2023
Our Experience at the Asbury Revival In his book, The Saving Life of Christ, Major Ian Thomas writes: "The only ultimate source of divine activity in all spiritual life is God Himself – 'Christ in yo...  Read More
Contentment vs. Comparison: Why I Quit Social Media
February 1st, 2023
Article by Matt Scheuneman “We are not rich by what we possess but by what we can do without.” – Immanuel KantAt some point last year, I removed myself from all social media. As an older Millennial, t...  Read More
Why are Men Not Engaged in the Church
November 30th, 2022
In the Brothers Karamazov, Dostoyevsky writes, “Hell is the suffering of being unable to love.”Men’s engagement in the church has been a decades-long topic of concern for many church staff. It has bee...  Read More
The War of Our Two Selves
November 9th, 2022
Article by Matt Schememan “For I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate… Wretched man that I am! Who will deliver me from this body of death?” Ro...  Read More
The Gospel is for Christians
October 26th, 2022
Article by Brian Hughes  “Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him”– Colossians 2:6 When it comes to life with Jesus, Christians are quick to confess their salvation is wrought...  Read More
On the Shores of Babylon – Looking for a Home
June 22nd, 2022
Sometimes I rediscover favorite artists' albums and become slightly obsessed with that album for a few weeks. My recent "rediscovery" is Switchfoot's album, "Vice Verses." Jon Foreman has long been on...  Read More
Quick to Listen & Slow to Speak
June 8th, 2022
Our God is a God who speaks. And this God has made it clear to us that words matter and our tongues have power (James 3:1-12). Over and over in the scriptures, both old and new, we see the exhortation...  Read More
Martha, Habakkuk, and the Reward of Grief
June 1st, 2022
As I have wrestled with the concept of grief and my own grieving process, two people have challenged me — Martha and Habakkuk. They are two individuals in the Bible who don't get much mention. So, why...  Read More
A Voice is Heard in Uvalde
May 25th, 2022
A voice is heard in Uvalde, lamentation and bitter weeping.Mothers weeping for their children, refusing to be comforted,Because they are no more.”Yesterday, I went to visit my girls, both in 2nd grade...  Read More
The Servants Knew
May 18th, 2022
I first fell in love with the blues because of Stevie Ray Vaughn’s second appearance on Austin City Limits. I didn’t know that level of virtuosity existed. Shortly after that, I bought B.B. King’s cd ...  Read More
When Clean Isn't
May 11th, 2022
Why do showers and bathtubs need to be cleaned?The thought obsessed me as a child. One of my early chores was to clean the showers and tub in our house. Why? It made no sense. The core collective of m...  Read More
Why an Overturn of Roe V. Wade Would be Just the Beginning
May 4th, 2022
I woke up this morning to a string of texts and emails. In a digital instant, the American population was told in advance of an upcoming landmark decision by the highest court in the land. The leak wa...  Read More
The Long Road of the Valley
April 27th, 2022
Why does God allow us to stay in a place of suffering for extended periods of time? Is God good? Is it about my sin, or is something else going on? Does he even care or hear me? These are just a porti...  Read More
Gospel Safety
April 20th, 2022
If there were one word to describe your relationship with Jesus, what word would you use? If there were one word that could sum up how you feel when encountering the truth of the Gospel hope, what wor...  Read More
Life to the Full
April 6th, 2022
I have come that you may have life, and have it to the full. John 10:10Recently, within a matter of one week, I had the sacred privilege of celebrating the lives of two wonderful followers of Jesus. J...  Read More
A Winsome Faith in a Cancel Culture
March 30th, 2022
“Disheartened by the saying, he went away sorrowful” Mark 10:22Everywhere we turn, our world is becoming more polarized. There is very little space for the mindful Christian to consider the complexity...  Read More