A Prayer for Father’s Day

Gracious Father, You are the Father we long for and need. You have shown your love and grace to us through your Son, Jesus Christ. Through him we have access to you as our Father. By your Spirit which dwells within us, we cry, "Abba! Father!" Oh what joy it is to be adopted into … Continue reading A Prayer for Father’s Day

Inauguration Day: Reflection and Resources

Today is Inauguration Day. Regardless of who you voted for in this election, today marks one of the most incredible traditions of this country - the peaceful transfer of power. The current President of the United States, the most powerful person in the world, willingly hands over his responsibility to the President-elect. However, with that transition of … Continue reading Inauguration Day: Reflection and Resources

Want to Grow in Your Prayer Life? Pray Until You Pray

I can't think of a year that I haven't desired to grow more in my prayer life. This year is no different. As I listen to others, it seems this is a shared desire among many in the church. For some it is a lack of consistency. For others it is a lack of desire. … Continue reading Want to Grow in Your Prayer Life? Pray Until You Pray

How Are You Doing? Reflection and Resources for the New Year

What do you do with the week between Christmas and New Year's Day?  In our family, we tend travel sometime within this week. My favorite part of the drive is the reflection conversation my wife, Emily, and I have somewhere along the way. There is just something about the beginning of a new year that stokes reflection … Continue reading How Are You Doing? Reflection and Resources for the New Year

Christmas Prayers – Love Shed Abroad

GRACIOUS GOD, My heart praises thee for the wonder of thy love in Jesus; He is heaven’s darling, but is for me the incarnate, despised, rejected, crucified sin-bearer; In him thy grace has almost out-graced itself, In him thy love to rebels has reached its height; O to love thee with a love like this! … Continue reading Christmas Prayers – Love Shed Abroad

Christmas Prayers – Prepare Him Room

Our family loves Sovereign Grace's Christmas album, Prepare Him Room: Celebrating the Birth of Jesus in Song. The featured song on the album, "Prepare Him Room" captures the tension of the Christmas season for so many people, myself included. It is a tension of longing for more of Christ but having that longing crowded out … Continue reading Christmas Prayers – Prepare Him Room