I Love You… Is That Okay?

By: Steve Brown on Wednesday December 11, 2019

The Christmas season is a time when a lot of people are trying to tell us what is important and valuable. They put up Christmas trees in October. They started playing Christmas music in November. We are inundated by those who say… Our laptops are out of date. Our clothes are old fashioned. Our...

Steve’s Devotional - The God Who Came

By: Steve Brown on Monday December 9, 2019

So if want to know God—to really know him—watch what he does. Drawing on the account of Christ’s birth in Luke 2:1-7 and his description in Hebrews 1:1-3, what is the nature of the God who came? God is Autonomous God’s action is one-sided. Because God is God, anything you know about him,...

Laughter and Lament

By: Steve Brown on Wednesday December 4, 2019

Are you crazy? You just finished one. I know, but I wrote that book almost two years ago. The book I’m working on now will be out in a couple of years unless, of course, D.D. Day happens (when I drool or die) beforehand. The working title of this book is Laughter and Lament: The Biblical Keys to...

Lost and Found

By: Steve Brown on Monday December 2, 2019

Jesus sought us when we were utterly lost. “What man of you, having a hundred sheep, if he has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the open country, and go after the one that is lost, until he finds it?... Or what woman, having ten silver coins, if she loses one coin, does not...

“Just Trust God”

By: Steve Brown on Wednesday November 27, 2019

What does it mean to trust God? It sounds like good and biblical advice. I certainly don’t have anything against trusting God, but sometimes telling someone to trust God is like telling a drowning man or woman, “Just swim.” He or she already knows that. And trusting God is especially hard at...