Flipping the Script (Sermon on the Mount, Part One)

Kali and Sully are terrified of our Roomba vacuum. For the sake of their sanity and our peace, we only run it when they are sleeping or out of the house, but ...

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The Truth Chronicles: Truths from God’s Word

Of all the spiritual disciplines, Scripture memory is the one that has had the biggest impact on my spiritual life. Memorizing verses has helped me lift God’s word off the page as ...

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Jesus LOVES Me, This I Know {1 Corinthians 13:4-7}

In one of the most well-known children’s songs of our time, we hear this profoundly simple (and simply profound) truth: JESUS LOVES ME. I sing these words to my children multiple times ...

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With Gratitude In Your Hearts {Colossians 3:15-17}

It was after midnight when I slipped under the covers of our bed, squeezing myself onto the sliver of mattress that was still unoccupied. It was a Friday, which meant that Luke ...

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Forward Into Faith’s Perfection {Hebrews 11:1, 12:1-2}

In a recent episode of Armchair Expert, host Dax Shephard (a professed atheist) asked Christian and Stage IV cancer survivor Kate Bowler how she (as someone who has put her faith in ...

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God’s Marvelous Grace {Titus 2:11-14}

I spend a lot of time thinking, reading, learning, and—yes—writing about the Enneagram. It’s not just because I’m fascinated with personality models (though I am). It’s also not because it’s currently very ...

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A Mother’s Prayer {1 Corinthians 16:13-14}

In one of our family’s most treasured picture books, a celebratory lullaby is sung to a newborn, commemorating the night the child was born. “On the night you were born,” it croons, ...

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Embrace His Abundance {Psalm 23:1-3}

Life felt heavy. I wasn’t sad or defeated. I was able to get out of bed every morning and remained (mostly) functional for a majority of each day. I could still write, ...

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Are You Listening? {Psalm 119:17-19}

Hearing from God has been a recurring theme for me lately. It’s come up in sermons at church, in my personal devotions, during Bible study discussions, while reading with Charleston—in other words, ...

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Sing Praise to Him {1 Chronicles 16:8-12}

A few weeks ago I had one of those magical days where the world was begging me to wake up and take notice. When I opened the blinds in my bedroom, I ...

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