God is Fun!

The Christmas gospel shows us how very fun God is. Appreciating the Lord’s fun-natured personality can have a huge positive impact on our life and ministry to others. We expect God to be a judge, holy, all-powerful, all-knowing, everywhere present, eternal, and totally loving. But is God really fun? That sounds nice, but it seems…

Happy Christmas?

Christmas isn’t all happy. Trying to make it that way actually diminishes our enjoyment and meaning of this sacred season. Consider the first Christmas. The backdrop is that God’s people go four centuries without hearing a word from God. When God finally speaks, Zechariah (John the Baptist’s father) refuses to believe it and is struck…

You are Highly Favored!

As a mother, I connect with Mary and the emotional ups and downs she experienced in caring for her child Jesus. To prepare for Advent I meditated on Mary’s story recently in my women’s small group. My friend Nancy shared the fruit of her meditation on Mary being “highly favored” by God (Luke 1:28). This…

145 – Come: Jesus is Glad to See You!

The light of God on the face of Jesus is what warms our hearts. This is the joy and energy of our lives! Advent is the season to renew and cultivate this vision for Jesus. Kristi shares on how she has been experiencing Jesus’s delight by journeying with Mary and her Magnificat. Join the conversation as Bill unpacks Kristi’s upcoming devotional.

Jesus’ Abba Delights in You! (Your Best Christmas Gift!)

Living in a broken world we so often have a distorted view of God our Father, but Jesus demonstrates that our Abba Father delights in us. What a beautiful gift! God the Father sees you and delights in you as a precious daughter or son! Let’s join Bill and Kristi and receive the love of Abba with open hearts. Their closing meditation will help you jump into Jesus’ arms to experience Abba’s love, grace, and healing!