What Do You Do for a Living?

Justin Holcomb
Thursday February 27, 2020

christian life

The question What do you do? is what our culture uses to define ourselves and other people—to determine Who are you? How valuable are you? Many of us see work as a key part of our identity. Our work makes us feel useful—or not, which is why many unemployed and retired people can fall into despair.

Giving Up Liver, Okra & Booze

Steve Brown
Wednesday February 26, 2020

christian life

If you’re not careful, when you do sacrifice something for Jesus, you start thinking that you’re “getting about even” and become a Pharisee about it, looking down your nose at all those “Christian cretins” who don’t love Jesus enough to repay him for his love.

The War is Over

Matthew Porter
Tuesday February 25, 2020


I can’t help picturing another guy hiding in the woods. Naked, ashamed, scared out of his mind. He hears a voice—it sounds like the voice of his Friend—calling out his name. But no. An enemy trick. Propaganda. Too good to be true.

Steve’s Devotional – 5 Ways to Know God’s Will

Steve Brown
Monday February 24, 2020

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God is not in the business of keeping his will from us. To hear some people talk, you would think he was. Jesus said, “Whoever does the will of God is my brother, and sister, and mother” (Mark 3:35). Most Christians want that kind of relationship, but they don’t know what the will of God is, much less how to do it.