Today's Devotions

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Showcase: Assorted Treats

  • Falling in Love With God +

    “falling in love with God,” as Boa’s subtitle for the facet explains. In this approach we attempt to enter into Read More
  • The Shack +

    The Shack (Windblown, 2007) is a fictional religious story about experiencing grace and learning forgiveness. It was written by William Read More
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Audio & Video

Love as an Idol (a sermon by Tim Keller)

oldpulley1What happens when we spend all our focus on something other than God? We associate money, sex, power, knowledge and even holiness, or goodness, as idols, but we don't often associate the desire for  a spouse--the love of our life--as an idol. Tim Keller discusses Jacob and his quest for his love, and the way God blessed Leah to be the ancestral mother of Christ.

http://sermons2.redeemer.com/sermons/struggle-love

Without Faith...Can I Survive?

Examine yourselves to see whether you are living in the faith. Test yourselves. Do you not realize that Jesus Christ is in you?-unless, indeed, you fail to meet the test! 2 Corinthians 13

This is Francis Chan at the Perry Noble Leadership Conference from September 2010.

http://castracker.com/t.html?f=http%3A%2F%2Fmedia.newspring.cc%2Faudio%2FLeadershipPodcast%2FLeadership.podcast.2011.01.mp3

What Does He Want?

Thus says the Lord: Do not let the wise boast in their wisdom, do not let the mighty boast in their might, do not let the wealthy boast in their wealth;  but let those who boast boast in this, that they understand and know me, that I am the Lord; I act with steadfast love, justice, and righteousness in the earth, for in these things I delight, says the Lord. Jeremiah 9

http://podcasting.jessup.edu/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/20080424-francis-chan.mp3

The Loveable Self-Destructives

What leads us down the paths we choose? Sometimes it is a matter of simply not choosing to follow any particular path, and not caring what happens to us along the way, blindly believing that things will work out. If we don’t have the mind of Christ we have the mind of the world, and in the world there are many opportunities to make bad choices.

Read more: The Loveable Self-Destructives

Reflections to Consider

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Publications

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Music

  • Jesus be the centre

    Center is a song that speaks of the essence of our life in Christ, and echoes the words the Christ Read More
  • I Lift My Hands

    A powerful hymn of adoration and praise Arkansas Gospel Mass Choir. This succinctly captures the joy of knowing our savior. Read More
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Audio & Video

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Favorites

  • Dallas Willard: An interview with John Ortberg on Understanding +

    Ortberg interviewed Willard toward the end of Willard's life about Understanding, Read More
  • Dallas Willard on C.S. Lewis +

    Willard discusses the  impact of Lewis on Christian thinking Read More
  • Dallas Willard: the genius of Jesus +

    Dallas Willard discusses the way that Jesus brings us to the Father, Read More
  • February 26 Devotional: Henri Nouwen, Ash Wednesday +

    When I speak, let it be of blessing and gratitude; Read More
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Hidden Blessings

  • The Enigma of King Saul +

    Why did God choose Saul as the first king of Israel? Read More
  • All Things Working To the Glory of God: Stephen’s Martyrdom +

    God works in mysterious ways– Read More
  • God's Love For Us +

    The well of love God has for us is deeper than our imaginations can grasp-- Read More
  • Truth versus Deceit +

    As stated countless times throughout the Bible, God is pure–God is truth. Read More
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