A Leader Who Serves or a Servant Who Leads

“But I have prayed for you, Simon, that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned back, strengthen your brothers.” (Luke 22:32 NIV) When Jesus tells Peter he’s prayed for him, he...

Truth: Sailing on God’s Spirit-Wind

Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us. Ephesians 3:20 (NIV) In faith, I know this...

This week stop trying to win arguments

“I beg you in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ to stop arguing among yourselves. Let there be real harmony so that there won’t be splits in the church. I plead with you...

God covers your faults with his perfect love

The Word became a human being and, full of grace and truth, lived among us. We saw his glory, the glory which he received as the Father’s only Son. John 1:14 (TEV) The love...

One Spirit to Guide Us

But he who unites himself with the Lord is one with him in spirit. 1 Corinthians 6:17 (NIV) With one Spirit guiding us, we can learn to think like Jesus. We no longer need...

Let Us Keep in Step with the Spirit

By Jon Walker “Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit.” (Galatians 5:25 NIV) When we ignore the Holy Spirit, there’s little difference between the way we live...

Our Witness from Within

By Jon Walker “The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. And by him we...

You Can Trust God

By Jon Walker “For the word of the Lord is right and true; he is faithful in all he does. The Lord loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of his unfailing love.”...

Your Sacrifice Is a Fragrant Offering to God

By Jon Walker “Walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.” Ephesians 5:2 (NIV) When Mary used...