Taking the Gospel to the Streets (Rom 12:17-19)

| May 19, 2018

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Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all. 18If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all. 19Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says […]

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Christ Is Enough (Phil 3:10-11)

| Feb 3, 2018

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that I may know him and the power of his resurrection, and may share his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, 11that by any means possible I may attain the resurrection from the dead. –Philippians 3:10-11 What have you achieved in your life? What are you proud of? What hope do those achievements offer? […]

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Contempt as Opportunity (1 Tim 4:12)

| Dec 6, 2017

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Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity. –1 Timothy 4:12 Have you ever felt slighted by someone? Felt like you didn’t get the respect you deserved? Whether a work colleague, a family member, or someone who cuts me […]

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But it feels SO heavy! (2 Cor 4:17-18)

| Oct 31, 2017

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For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, 18as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal. –2 Corinthians 4:17-18 I’m honestly […]

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OVERFLOW (Deut 6:6-7)

| Apr 15, 2017

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“And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. 7You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.” –Deuteronomy 6:6-7 I have three young kids. […]

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Tell Your Gospel Story! (Titus 3:4-6)

| Oct 2, 2016

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But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, 5he saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit, 6whom he poured out on us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior. –Titus 3:4-6 Who […]

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In The Day of Trouble (Ps 86:5-7)

| Jun 5, 2016

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For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call upon you. 6Give ear, O LORD, to my prayer; listen to my plea for grace. 7In the day of my trouble I call upon you, for you answer me. –Psalm 86:5-7 In his book A Praying Life Paul Miller […]

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“Men like you can never change.” (Romans 8:1)

| Feb 21, 2016

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There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. –Romans 8:1 “Men like you can never change.” Condemnation changes everything. It stems from a crime. It removes freedom. It changes the trajectory of a life. For more than 20 years, “Confrontation” has been my favorite song from the musical Les Miserables, […]

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My Words Show People Who I Am (Col 4:6)

| Aug 23, 2015

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Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person. –Colossians 4:6 In April of this year, my family and I moved to San Jose, Costa Rica to serve as missionaries. Our primary task during this first year on the field is to learn […]

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The Most Valuable Thing (Gal 6:14)

| Mar 30, 2015

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But far be it from me to boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. –Galatians 6:14 Font size. What size are you using to read this text? What else is going on with your computer or device as […]

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The Lord helped me (Psa 118:13-14)

| Nov 23, 2014

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I was pushed hard, so that I was falling, but the LORD helped me. 14The LORD is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation.–Psalm 118:13-14 By God’s providence, we encounter this week’s Fighter Verse as those of us in the United States prepare for Thanksgiving. As an immigrant, I have come to […]

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