Read the Gospels In the month of February Tap the date to open the day’s reading 2.01 ———— MATTHEW 1-3 2.02 ———— MATTHEW 4-6 2.03 ———— MATTHEW 7-10 2.04 ———— ...I am an excellent storyteller. The kind of imagination that writes up worlds of tales of lives I’ve never known. The kind that can whip out an off-the-cuff bedtime story on the spot, fit with all the voices. But mostly, I wildly excel at telling stories of the... Our culture seems to always be speaking to us in the competing narratives of: DO MORE vs. DO LESS. On one hand, we should all be doing our part of contributing and have dreams and goals that we are reaching towards and wanting to make the world a better place. On the... We know that God loves everyone, and He wants us to love them too. He also sees people as inherently valuable all of the time. His love and value for humanity is so great that He demonstrated His love towards us while we were still sinners and gave His perfect life to... How much time and energy do we spend thinking, planning, projecting, worrying about what is to come in the future? If you’re like me, my thoughts are often found down a path I haven’t yet stepped my feet upon. Conversely, how much time do we spend each day thinking... What is my personal purpose? This question can be very high stakes and very stressful if we allow it to be. It can lead to larger looming questions like, “Why am I here?” and “Does my life matter?” As Believers, the answers to these questions are found in our identity... There is an old anecdote which coins the concept of the “Triple Filter Test” with the acronym “TGU.” The letters are meant to remind us to ask three important questions before we speak: Is it True? Is it Good? Is it Useful? If you have ever been the subject of someone... Unlike other religions, ours is a relationship with a Living God. He says that we’ve been adopted into His family as sons and daughters whom He loves. His love for us is so profound that I think we’ll be realizing new aspects of it for all of eternity. In natural... I recently gave a group of children a large floor puzzle to assemble. They quickly went to work, but unbeknownst to them, I had withheld a few pieces when they weren’t looking. As they neared their completion, they realized that they could not finish the job. I asked...This week, Pastor Steven Hilton shares with us the importance of rebooting our systems by the cleansing of the blood of Jesus. We can clean out, replenish, and be refreshed as we move into a new year filled with hope, purpose, and life!