Beholding The Greatest Treasure.

Beholding The Greatest Treasure.

Last week we considered what it means to die daily to the sins that once held us captive.  Today I invite you to consider with me what could make that sacrifice worth it – what motivating force could empower you to take up your cross and follow (Luke 9:23). What...
Dying To Live

Dying To Live

DEVOTIONALS | SHANNON MILLER. “You will no longer be a slave when your master finds you dead.”  I was part of the conference audience that heard this startling statement from Pastor John Elmore in February.  What did he mean? Although I say that I’ve been...
Until We Are Healed.

Until We Are Healed.

DEVOTIONAL | SHANNON MILLER. In stressful times, you may experience a bitter sort of deja vu – a new relationship triggering old fears, a bad day bringing the return of a bad habit, or loneliness making a past sin tempting again. You find yourself back in the...
Hopes And Dreams.

Hopes And Dreams.

How has the coronavirus affected you? Maybe you’ve had to lay aside a favorite hobby or take a step back from a defining passion. Maybe your 401(k) has tanked. Maybe your relationships haven’t held up to the togetherness of quarantine as well as...
Peace In Uncertainty.

Peace In Uncertainty.

DEVOTIONALS | SHANNON MILLER. “Wanting to have all of the answers now isn’t bad, it just isn’t faith.” – Bob Goff Ouch, that stung a little. I feel safest when I know everything. In times of decision or crisis, how often do I chase...
Jesus Wept.

Jesus Wept.

This week’s world news held a poignant picture of an Italian mourner standing alone and touching the casket of his loved one through a nitrile glove. What a blight is on the world, to rob mourners of the comfort of being surrounded by family and friends at a...