relationship with God

Today’s Devotional: A God Who Disappoints

Then you call on the name of your god, and I will call on the name…

Today’s Devotional: Our Moral Motivation

This is how we know that we love the children of God: by loving God and carrying…

Today’s Devotional: The Tainted Tongue

My brothers and sisters, can a fig tree bear olives, or a grapevine bear figs?…

Today’s Devotional: Living The Vows

You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul…

Today’s Devotional: The Mercy Of Waiting

Therefore let those who suffer according to God’s will entrust their souls to a faithful…

Today’s Devotional: Deeper Than Words

The law of his God is in his heart; his steps do not slip. (Psalm…

Today’s Devotional: True Tradition

Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and…

Today’s Devotional: The Little Things

Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in…

Today’s Devotional: A Kite String

Remain in me, as I also remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by…

Today’s Devotional: Life To The Fullest

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may…

Today’s Devotional: Actions Speak Louder

And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name…

Today’s Devotional: Embrace of the Rejected

George Elerick discusses truly loving and embracing the rejected.

Today’s Devotional: A Divine Comedy

He will yet fill your mouth with laughter,     and your lips with shouting. (Job 8:21,…

Today’s Devotional: Recognizing God

You will seek me and find me when you seek Me with all your heart. (Jeremiah…

Today’s Devotional: Working The Line

Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.…

Today’s Devotional: A Weighty God

“A son honors his father, And a servant his master. If then I am the…

Today’s Devotional: Fighting with Swords

“Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did…

Today’s Devotional: Up Close And Personal

“Inside the Tent of Meeting, the LORD would speak to Moses face to face, as…

Today’s Devotional: Hearing The Voice

“Let me hear what God the LORD will speak, for he will speak peace to…

Today’s Devotional: Unfailing God

“Sustain me according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes…

Today’s Devotional: God is Enough

“Though the fig tree does not bud and there are no grapes on the vines,…

Higher Places

For some reason, despite my increasingly selective memory, I can remember every single moment in…

The Lovely Dandelions

My name is Dan, and some people have resorted to calling me “Dandelion” lately. Get…

Is Peace Attainable?

Peace. These days it almost seems a utopian idea. Can we really have peace? Protesters…

Shuddering In Silence

Elijah is running for his life. He runs through Israel, to the very edge of…

Sitting Between

Malachi penned his message from a precipice, unaware of the silent drought that would soon…

Don’t Forget Christmas

Recently, my little sons watched Santa Claus is Coming to Town, the classic Christmas claymation…

God Has Already Revealed His Will For Your Life

If “finding God’s will” isn’t a cosmic Easter egg hunt in which He tells us, “You’re getting warmer!” then what is it? David Platt explains.

Why Newest, Latest, Brightest Isn’t Always Best

Our cravings often center on the latest and greatest innovation—what’s newly released, updated and current. But is there anything to be learned from the old and familiar we think we know so well?

Making the Most of a Breakup

Joe Terrell writes a blog for RELEVANT about the lessons he learned from a breakup—and how it was a call for him to get closer to God.

I Was Addicted to Video Games, Pt. 1

Jordan Ekeroth writes a column for RELEVANT about his compulsion to play video games and how it changed his relationships with people and with God.

Short Attention Span Faith

Brett McCracken considers the fallout from our constant connection to technology and wonders what it’s doing to our relationship with God.

Children At Risk

Chris Foster talks about life in Cambodia and the importance of mentoring young believers. Specifically he tells the story of one of his Cambodian friends who is in the Next Step program.

Dudes

RELEVANT looks at the idea of being a Man.

Life Outside the Faith Ghetto

At the dramatic and comedic conclusion of the first Austin Powers movie, Dr. Evil defines…

From the Mag: O Jesus, Who Art Thou?

Jesus and the disciples were rolling through the countryside when He stopped them cold with…

Church Membership for Dummies

If you’re thinking about “moving your letter” to our church, don’t bother. It’s a pretty…

The Messy Struggle

As part of one of the university courses I took last year, I had to…

Coolest Nickname Ever

A true sign of familiarity between persons is the use of a nickname. Whether it’s…

God Signals

We long for God’s direction in our lives. We stumble along the narrow, winding path…