08/08/15 The Agony of Coming Judgment

READING: Jeremiah 4-6 TEXTS AND APPLICATION: I wish I could invite you into my emotion as I write this devotion, particularly because the textual focus is about emotion…

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08/07/15 The Language of Divorce

READING: Jeremiah 1-3 TEXTS AND APPLICATION: This reading begins the book of Jeremiah, a book that discusses the last days of Judah and their flagrant idolatry. Chapter…

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08/06/15 Who Does the Singing?

READING: Zephaniah 1-3 TEXTS AND APPLICATION: Today’s reading covers the entire book of Zephaniah, a book urging Judah to seek Yahweh before judgment comes. Follow this…

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12 Marks of Bad Church Websites

When our church consulting teams hire “spies” to visit churches, we usually give them only the name and address of the church. We want them to see if the church has a website and if the website is actually attractive and helpful.

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08/05/15 Eradicating Sin

READING: 2 Kings 22-23; 2 Chronicles 34-35 TEXTS AND APPLICATION: I wonder today how much we genuinely want to eradicate sin from our life.  King Josiah,…

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10 Reasons Proofreading Should Matter to a Church

I hesitate to write this post because you might find errors in my own writing. Nevertheless, here’s my point: churches need to strive to avoid poor grammar, misspelled words, and any other errors in their published materials.

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08/04/15 A Jealous and Avenging God

READING: Nahum 1-3 TEXTS AND APPLICATION: Yesterday’s reading challenged us to consider who God is — He is much different than the false idols of the ancient…

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