Trust When the Kingdom of God Doesn’t Feel Near

Trust When the Kingdom of God Doesn’t Feel Near

In Luke chapter 7, Luke tells the story of John the Baptist sending his disciples to ask Jesus a question that burned inside him. John had spent years proclaiming the coming of the Messiah. He’d heard about Jesus and the miracles He’d been performing. He knew Jesus personally. But now he was in prison and […]

By Eric McLaughlin on May 28, 2018

Grace and Love in the Face of Imperfection

Grace and Love in the Face of Imperfection

“Grace is the face love wears when it meets imperfection” – Joseph R. Cooke I’d like to think I’m the kind of Christian that meets everyone with a loving face of grace. Don’t we all? I met a good number of people in April. I traveled to Prague and spent a week meeting church planters […]

By Kristen Lalley on May 18, 2018

Doing Too Much and Believing Too Little

Doing Too Much and Believing Too Little

A few weeks ago, we finished Gospel Centered Life with our third group of Kenyan nurse anesthetist students. One of our favorite lessons is lesson #6, which focuses on Heart Idols. Here is a section from that lesson: “Think for a moment about this question: “What one thing should I do to grow more as a […]

By Rodger and Ginny Barnette on May 11, 2018