Win Friends and Influence

Read: Luke 16:9-11 & 2 Corinthians 9:8-9 Making friends was always hard for me in high school. I wasn’t enough of a jock to run with the jocks. I wasn’t enough of a nerd to study with the geeks. I wasn’t weird enough to mope with the goths. School lunch times were...

Becoming More Like…

Read: Colossians 3:1-5 & Psalm 115:1-8 We live in a selfish, greedy world. We want more, we want bigger, we want newer, we want faster. In Colossians 3:5, Paul puts greed in a list of earthly desires that he describes as “idolatry.” We must face the ugly truth...

An Unlikely Person

Read: Joshua 2 & Joshua 6:15-25 & Matthew 1:1-5 The story of Christ’s birth is indeed a miracle. That God would use a virgin to give birth to our Savior will never cease to amaze me. However, in Matthew 1 we witness another miracle of Christ’s birth – the...

Time To Choose

Read: 1 Kings 18:16-21 & Joshua 24:15 & Mark 8:27-29 All of us know what it’s like to be confused. At times in life, we find ourselves facing a decision with no idea which way to go. We pray and ask for direction, but we still feel paralyzed. I was at that...

Everyone’s Invited to the Party

Read: Acts 11:1-18 When I was in grade school there was a boy named Derrick who had the best birthday parties. His dad would clean out the basement and hire a DJ, and his mom would cook tons of food. I remember when Derrick brought the invitations to school in sixth...
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