Psalm 105: Finding Strength in Glory

Psalm 105: Finding Strength in Glory

Ps 105:3-4 NIV, “Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice. Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always.” The name of Jesus is a name that shines. It carries weight. It is full of glory . It always helps me to remember that...
Advent: A Battle for Joy

Advent: A Battle for Joy

“But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things!” (Galatians 5:22-23) It’s the third week of Advent, and the theme this week...
Podcast: Jeff Spadafora (Joyful Influence)

Podcast: Jeff Spadafora (Joyful Influence)

Where do we find the abundant joy that Jesus promised to those who trust him? Do we work to acquire joy, or do we bring joy with us as we do our work? Listen to this week’s conversation with Jeff Spadafora of Halftime Institute as we discuss his new book “The Joy...
Finding Joy in Situations That Suck

Finding Joy in Situations That Suck

I know the title of this post is a bit stark, but those were the words that came to mind as I reflected on this passage: Though the fig tree does not blossom, and no fruit is on the vines; though the produce of the olive fails and the fields yield no food; though the...