Finding a Redeemer

The story of Ruth demonstrates the need for a redeemer, and just how much people matter to God. Jesus came to redeem people. Our focus must be on investing in people … for the glory of God.

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Unconventional

God works in ways that are contrary to the typical thought processes of men and women. In Old Testament Israel and in the sending of His Son, we can see that He is indeed unconventional.

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Be Strong and Courageous

God instructed Joshua to be strong and courageous as he began to lead Israel into the promised land. Was this new leader left to infuse himself with strength and courage? Not at all … God promised to be with him every step of the way.

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On Your Heart

God’s instructions to His people as they prepared to enter the promised land emphasized the importance of discipleship and keeping His Word on their hearts. Those instructions are just as important for us today as they were for Israel thousands of years ago. (Note: due to technical difficulties, the first...

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Stand Together

With the weight of leadership bearing down on him, Moses cried out to God. The Lord called more men to help His servant, and this set the stage for multiple leaders being raised up within God’s people. The same is true of His church: He is calling more to lead,...

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Idol Factory

What do we expect out of life? Out of others? Most importantly, what do we expect of God? Making sure our expectations line up with Scripture will lead us to worship God for who He is and avoid the temptation to worship anything or anyone else.

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