DISCIPLES LIVE WITH NOT ONLY renouncing their own rights, but even renouncing their own righteousness. They get no credit themselves for what they do and sacrifice. “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will he filled. ” Matthew 5:6 If a church renounced its own righteousness,Continue Reading

One of my favorite things about summer is the chance to unplug and read a ton.  I have started a pile on my desk of my personal summer reading books.  What do you think I need to add to the stack?

Last night I had the privilege of meeting up with some good friends from back home who are also in Vancouver this week.  Denise, Shari, and I met several years back when we were all three serving as youth ministers.  Now, none of us are youth ministers, but still haveContinue Reading

Worry collects treasures, and treasures produce more worries. The chains which bind us to earthly goods, the clutches which hold the goods tight, are themselves worries. Only those who put tomorrow completely into God’s hand and receive fully today what they need for their lives are really secure. Receiving dailyContinue Reading