Peace That Exceeds Understanding

Peace. Whisper the word to yourself and you can almost feel your heart relax. When you’re at peace, you feel an inner confidence that things ...

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How to Share Your Faith in an Anti-Christian World

We’re living in a day where evil is called good, and where good is called evil. As Christians, many of us are deeply concerned as we see the moral ...

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Convictions That Will Change Your World

God did not leave us here to isolate ourselves from this darkening culture or to identify with the culture. He left us here to influence ...

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The Principles and Practices of Intercessory Prayer

The story is told of a young pastor who, in his first pastorate in Philadelphia, was visited by a group from his congregation. Coming into ...

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There Are No Spiritual Plateaus

One of the most well-known parables Jesus told, the parable of the sower, is about a farmer who went out to sow seed that fell ...

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A Greater Meaning to Life

The only true source of meaning in life is found in love for God and His son Jesus Christ, and love for mankind, beginning with ...

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The Hard Road

Jesus calls us, as his followers, to walk the same way that he walked. And that’s a very hard road. In Mark 8:34–9:1, Jesus realized ...

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Do Your Priorities Align With God’s Will?

Coronado Island is an idyllic Southern California destination that attracts locals and tourists by the thousands each summer. One popular picnic spot is Spreckels Park, ...

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Faith in Jesus for the Next Generation

Whether it's their first day of kindergarten or their first semester away at college, raising a child is an exercise in trust. Ultimately, it is ...

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Come To Me

With every fresh new year, it is natural to desire better things, especially when the past has been filled with pressure. It is to the ...

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What if you struggle with doubt

We may worry that our doubts will somehow disconnect us from God. But any Christian can experience any thought at any time, and this includes ...

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Craving God’s Word

Babies crave milk, and only milk. Parents care about the color of the blanket, the pattern of the curtains, the decorations in and around the crib, and ...

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Showing Honor

God expects us to honor age: “Age should speak; advanced years should teach wisdom.” – Job 32:7 And He specifically instructs us to honor our parents: Honor ...

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Seven Ways to Cultivate Joy

Want more joy in your day? Cultivate it! Joy springs from viewing the day’s events from eternity’s perspective. With this intentional focus, you’re sure to ...

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How to Become the Parent God Wants You To Be

For a lot of us, we didn’t have the greatest parents in the world. We come from broken homes. We didn’t have a dad who ...

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Resolve to Love

Are you feeling reflective as we kick off 2023 about your life, your goals, your relationships?  As the year spreads out before us, like a ...

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Pray Big Things

For most of my life, I was not really interested in prayer. Prayer seemed boring, honestly. You might think I wasn’t interested in prayer because I ...

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A Prayer for the New Year

There’s something about one year ending and another beginning that encourages reflection on what life is really about. As we reflect on the previous year’s ...

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