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Where is Our Fear Taking Us?

Fear FrenzyYou’ve probably heard that fear of public speaking is one of the greatest fears in our society. That doesn’t come from some random backwoods survey. It actually originated with ...

The Original Family Blueprint

Why does sticky webbing come out of his wrists?Why is he a billionaire who uses all his money to fight crime?Why is he in an alternate 1985 with an evil ...

Family Teams: Purpose

There is an interesting shift currently happening in our culture around this idea of individual purpose. When individual purpose becomes more important than a collective team mission, what you essentially ...

The Beauty of Baptism

Baptism is a deeply mysterious and beautiful act in which we step into our future and declare we are identifying with Jesus in His death and resurrection. It’s stepping into ...

Should You Give Up on Goal-Setting?

The term goals was virtually nonexistent before 1920. On a graph, looking at any mention of the word in all of literature across the board, it’s pretty much a flat ...

Brokenness: Taking Off the Mask

I had just moved in with my aunt and uncle while attending community college, and I was sitting on their couch about midday, ugly-face crying. If you’ve done the same, ...

Mr. Rogers' Quiet Revolution

Editor’s Note: This week marks the release of A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, a film starring Tom Hanks & inspired by the life of the late Fred Rogers, known ...

Being Formed in the Way of Jesus

We’re Being Formed, Whether We Like It or NotIf a whiteboard were a love language, it would be mine. Who cares about “quality time” or acts of service?1 I just ...

Will You Surrender?

Editor’s Note: It’s Sit & Listen Saturday at Devotionals Daily. Enjoy reading as well as listening to this devotion from Jefferson Bethke, from his bestselling book Jesus > Religion. Listen ...

The Church: Strength and Service

A Place of StrengthFor me, the best part about the Church is that God has uniquely wired it as His vehicle to heal and offer grace to hurting people. The ...

Religion Makes Enemies / Jesus Makes Friends

We are trained to make enemies. From birth it’s always “us versus them.” Black vs. whites. Conservatives vs. liberals. Rich vs. poor. Republican vs. Democrat. Americans vs. whoever we’re at ...

Love That Lasts: Looking More Like Jesus Every Day

As a teenager and into my college years I wanted to be a lawyer. I had a natural inclination for debate, logic, reason and thinking outside the box. But just ...

We All Worship Something

When I was at my non-Christian college, Jesus was fairly attractive to people in my circle. They enjoyed hearing about His grace and had no qualms about some of His ...

Why I Think Jesus Hates Religion and You Should, Too

It was that time of the year when you could feel a mixture of intense emotions in the air — the joy of the semester almost being done, along with ...

I've Tasted Grace

What if I told you Jesus came to abolish religion?What if I told you getting you to vote Republican really wasn’t His mission?What if I told you religious right doesn’t ...

Worship Is Not What You Think

We All Worship SomethingWhen I was at my non-Christian college, Jesus was fairly attractive to people in my circle. They enjoyed hearing about His grace and had no qualms about ...

Free Resources

The 28-Day Prayer Journey Online Bible Study with Chrystal Evans Hurst

The 28-Day Prayer Journey Online Bible Study with Chrystal Evans Hurst

Learn to pray and experience intimacy with God like never before! Join author Chrystal Evans Hurst as we walk through four postures of personal prayer called out in Scripture with the acronym P.R.A.Y. — thanksgiving & praise (P), repentance (R), requesting/asking (A), yielding (Y). Reserve your spot now and receive free access to 5 study videos and other free prayer resources when you sign up. Study starts 10/24!