In the Middle

I’ve seen a plethora of New Year’s goals, optimistic sentiments, and good riddance to last year posts circulating. And don’t get me wrong, I have a few goals of my own both physical and spiritual. However, as Mitch and I reflected this week we kept coming around to the thought that God has us square in the middle of a season right now. God’s made his faithfulness evident to us in more ways than I can count over the past year and a half. But during the past few months, his radical grace and never-ending love have assaulted and hijacked … Read more…

Faithful Love

Do you have little nuggets of wisdom, verses, or songs that you attach to certain ideas? I think we all do. It is part of the way our brains are wired. I know as I studied and thought about faithfulness this month, one of my favorite church songs kept popping into my head: Faithful Love.  I would love to share the lyrics and an audio recording of the song with you today. May it be an encouragement to you as you pursue faithfulness now and always. Faithful Love (Verse 1) Faithful love flowing down from the thorn covered crown, Make me … Read more…

Building Character: Faithfulness

Faithfulness is something we can all relate to on a personal level. All of us have experienced the never-ending faithfulness of God. While we were still sinners, Christ loved and died for us. He is faithful, even when we are not. Many of us have also experienced unfaithfulness. Maybe even in a close friend or spouse. That breech of trust in an established relationship is difficult to overcome. Trust is not built over night, rather over time. Chances are, we know how deeply that unfaithfulness can wound. Yet, when we were at our most unfaithful, Christ still died to make us right with … Read more…