A Sacrifice of Thanksgiving

by: Kerry Bender

Appreciation is something I see way too little of in the church, in my social media feed, and, if I am honest, in my own heart.

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We Were There

by: Kerry Bender

Daniel was not there when his ancestors rebelled against God, and yet he states, “We have rebelled against him.”

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Psalm 27

by: Michael Benson

Take time this Sabbath to meditate on today’s passage from Psalm 27.

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The Sign of Jonah

by: Michael Benson

Jesus is pointing out to those who want to see miraculous signs and wonders that the changing of hearts and lives should be sign enough.

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Six Reminders from the Lord’s Prayer

by: Michael Benson

While not an exhaustive list, the examples in the Lord’s Prayer expound for us what trust in God looks like and its significance in our daily lives.

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The Germ of Pridefulness

by: Michael Benson

At the root of that disobedience was the germ of an idea, that God wasn’t to be trusted, that Adam and Eve knew better than God.

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Common Love

by: Michael Benson

With Jesus at the center of this group of twelve, their common love for Christ, the Kingdom of God, and each other was the gravity that kept them united.

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Whiter Than Snow

by: Michael Benson

All the hard edges visible on even a moonless night disappear under the thick cover of new snowfall. Snow softens all sharpness and conceals all mistakes.

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