Gospel

In Christ, You Have Everything You Need for Today

For many people, this is the first time in our lives we have been forced to take life literally one day at a time—not by choice but because it’s all we can handle. We can’t plan for the future because we don’t know what new restrictions or changes will happen.

Worried? Replace Your What-ifs With Even-ifs

Jesus once asked, “Can any of you add one moment to his life span by worrying?” (Matthew 6:27 CSB). No! Worry doesn’t add anything to your life. It doesn’t make you healthier.

Church

Think You Don’t Need a Church to Know Jesus? Think Again.

During the summer at one of our Summit campuses, an Afghan woman—I’ll call her Hadiya—showed up to VBS and, with a very limited vocabulary, let the staff know she was there for her 5-year-old to attend the event. 

Church

New Troubles Are Met With New Mercies

I don’t know about you, but when I read, “Don’t worry about tomorrow, because tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own” (Matthew 6:34 CSB), I think, “Well, that’s exactly what I was worried about with tomorrow!”

God

Nothing Is Certain Anymore—Nothing, That Is, But God’s Love

How long will we be dealing with COVID-19? How long will these government restrictions last?

Life

We Can Worship Even When We Don’t Understand

Florence Chadwick, the first woman to swim the English Channel, decided in 1952 that she wanted to swim from Catalina Island to the California coast, about 26 miles. No woman had ever done that before.

Jesus Christ

Why You Don’t Have to Fear in the Valley

What is the secret to fearlessness? 

God Does His Greatest Work Through Simple Acts of Obedience

Throughout the book of Judges, we see time and time again that God brings down the most powerful tyrants through weak human instruments simply doing his bidding—like left-handed Ehud, cowardly Gideon, the impulsive powerhouse Samson, and Jael, a housewife with a tent peg. The writer of Judges is trying to make a point: God doesn’t […]

Gospel

How Do You Know If You Have Saving Faith?

What is saving faith, and how do you know if you have it?​