Joy to the World: The Surprising Way of Love (Luke 1–2)

by Mike Bickle

During this Christmas season, take time to ponder on the obedience that Mary walked in as God’s favored one and how following God’s leadership is key to loving Him.

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Joyful Reflection This Christmas


In our increasingly isolated world—whether due to technology, pandemics, or other things—connection is as important as ever.

Finding Joy in Advent

by Nayomi Thomas

Advent is less about the mechanics of our celebration and more about the seeking of the face of the God-man, who fully grasps the anguish you and I are feeling yet prevailed over it.

My Open Letter to 2020

by Justin Rizzo

For so many of us, 2020 has been a difficult year full of challenges. But as we close out this year, Justin encourages us to reflect on the ways we've grown and celebrate the victories, both big and small.

A Child Is Born: Reflections on Incarnation and the Grand Plan of God

by Dean Briggs

It is so simple yet profound: God became a man. Dean Briggs invites us to take a deeper look at the meaning of the incarnation with a very personal application.

Give Thanks: Renewing Our Soul in the Goodness of God

by Dean Briggs

Worship frees us to commune with God. Let your soul be renewed as you take time to rejoice in His goodness and love.

Confessing the Risen Christ in You

by Dean Briggs

The power of life and death is in the tongue. How can confessing the risen Christ in you build your faith and help you overcome? Get fresh perspective this Easter!

Sweet Resolutions for a New Year

by David Sliker

Our fundamental problem and glory is that we were born with deep longings of the heart for greatness, impact, and wholeheartedness.

No More Shame—Seeing Ourselves Clothed in Robes of Righteousness

by Juliet Canha

If our core belief is that there is something wrong with us, we will perform for love, striving to prove we're okay and worthy of acceptance.

He Called You His Mother

by Amy Rachel Peterson

Twice in the New Testament God’s conveyance of divine delight and highest favor is expressed: once toward Mary, the mother He chose for Jesus; and once toward us, those redeemed by His grace.

Finding Hope in Advent

by Nayomi Thomas

The hope of Advent—Jesus' coming and return—is bright enough to pierce even the greatest darkness. It is hope for everyone, the lonely and the hurting.

Why Is Easter Important to Christians?

by Isaac Bennett

Easter is jubilant, a celebration of Christ's triumph over death and the grave. And because He rose, we also will rise with Him. This is cause to celebrate and glory in our God!

Refinding Christmas

by Charles A. Metteer, PhD

Christmas existed long before it was commercialized. Discover the simplicity of who Jesus is and what He means for us today.