Do you know the meaning of Prodigal?

Do you know the meaning of Prodigal?

Pop quiz: what does the word prodigal mean? If you’re like me, the only context you have for that word is the parable of the prodigal son found in Luke 15. At the end of the story, after the son wastes his inheritance on reckless living, comes to his senses, and...
He is Worthy of our Worship

He is Worthy of our Worship

“The heavens declare the glory of God,” sings David in Psalm 19, “and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge.” In other words, there is nothing in all of creation that does not continually cry out in...
Do you know the meaning of Prodigal?

Are You Telling Your Story?

Poet Muriel Rukeyser said, “The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.” Nothing moves us so deeply and communally as a story, the story of who we are and where we come from, the story of good triumphing over evil, the story of an underdog up against impossible...
Look Up, Child

Look Up, Child

During community group last week, we were commenting on how long we’ve been coping with this stay-at-home situation and how it feels sometimes like it’s been years. “It’s been fifty-five days,” piped up one group member. “But who’s counting?” For many of us, these...
Look Up, Child

Why We Must Humble Ourselves

God is pretty clear in his scriptures about his thoughts on pridefulness and humility; he leaves no room for the former but he loves and graciously provides the latter for his children. Psalm 138 says: “Though the LORD is on high, He attends to the lowly; but the...

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