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The Universal Ache of Waiting – Our Advent

Watching NFL with my boys on Sunday afternoon tells me much about the world. The boys toss the football in the backyard during halftime commercials, and I observe the messages ...

How to Stay in Love with God

A few years ago, we sat with a younger couple over dessert — listening to their lives, learning them. Fifteen years and six kids separated us (they had none). Our ...

It’s the Waiting That Makes Us

We’ve all had to wait.This Advent comes at the tail end of long months of waiting for so many of us.As I assess my friends around me, many of us ...

God Who Uses Delay to Grow My Belief

My soul, wait silently for God alone, for my expectation is from Him. — Psalm 62:5IN THE GRIT We’ve visited the same stretch of beach nearly every year for twenty-five ...

The Storied God: How His Word Heals Our Stories

In your strings is hid a music that no hand hath e’er let fall, In your soul is sealed a pleasure that you have not known at all; Pleasure subtle ...

The Hidden Way: Becoming a Friend of God

Wherever this gospel is preached throughout the world, what she has done will also be told, in memory of her. — Matthew 26:13 NIVThe darkness of the Christmas Eve sky ...

Unseen: Roots That Sink Deep

Leaning into Our Call to GreatnessThen she broke the flask and poured it on His head. — Mark 14:3Mary not only offered God her opportunity for greatness — that jar ...

Winter and Spring: God Is Good

Editor’s Note: Welcome to Sit & Listen Saturday featuring Devotionals Daily audio devotions. Enjoy reading as well as listening to your devotional today from Every Bitter Thing Is Sweet by ...

Barrenness and Hope: Waiting and Trusting God's Sovereignty

When we’d first moved from Chinquapin into our new home, I had a moment, followed by a few other moments, when God broke in. It wasn’t mystical. In fact, it ...

A Forever Change in Perspective

It was a bitter cold Sunday in December when my heart wore the weather. At the time, we were attending a church teeming with prolific twentysomethings. Most all the women ...

Why I Adore God - Adoration as Exploration

I had a lot of ideas about God that weren’t actually God’s ideas about God.When our lives initially got stretched through our marital pain, the picture I had of Him ...

God Is In Your Suffering: Every Dark Day Is an Invitation

It came as a series of text messages, before texting was commonplace. I was buried deep in my Bible, and God was singling out my husband.First, Nate alerted me that ...

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Free Easter Bible Study!

You're invited to walk where Jesus walked! Join the In the Footsteps of the Savior online Bible study in the weeks leading up to Easter with best-selling author Max Lucado and get access to 6 study videos & other free bonuses to help you along the journey! The Holy Land is waiting for you... Study starts 3/6!