Gospel

There’s No Such Thing As “Good Enough”

My family loves the movie The Greatest Showman. It’s the (highly embellished) account of P.T. Barnum’s rise to success. There’s a moving scene where his prospective father-in-law tells Barnum he’ll never be good enough for the man’s daughter. He says...

Gospel

Come and See. Then Go and Tell.

The evidence for the resurrection is clear for all who want to see it...

Your Conscience Is a Gift from God. But It’s Not God.

When Paul talks about wisdom in areas where Scripture is not clear, he makes it clear that unity is more important than uniformity. Many Christians would agree. But this is...

Life

Jesus Isn’t Your Supporting Actor

We’re on this earth, the Apostle Peter says, to glorify God and amplify the gospel: “Conduct yourselves honorably among the Gentiles, so that when they slander you as evildoers, they will observe your good works and will glorify God on the day he visits” (1 Peter 2:12 CSB).

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?

Gospel

Where to Look When Everything Seems Uncertain

We are living in upside-down days.