How To Spot A Pharisee

A Pharisee is one who is rarely in need. They are the opposite of “poor in spirit” (Matthew 5:3). They are the very definition of “full of it” or “full of themselves”. They seem to believe that they are doing God and the world a …

Is Your Spirit Hangry?

Did you know you and I need more than food to truly live? I know, hard to believe! Jonathan and I joke all the time about how hangry we can get…hungry and angry!! But I’m more prone to deprive my soul of the food it …

Spirit Speak – Acoustic Music Video

“Now God has revealed these things to us by the Spirit, since the Spirit searches everything, even the depths of God. For who knows a person’s thoughts except his spirit within him? In the same way, no one knows the thoughts of God except the …

How To Be A Fan-Girl

Like “holiness,” the word “meditation” has gotten a bit rusty and disconnected from our everyday experiences. That’s unfortunate and likely the reason we have a hard time connecting with what David says in the next verses of Psalm 119: I will mediate on your precepts …

Why Do We Need A Call To Worship?

Why does the Bible tell us to sing over and over and over again? Sing praise to God, sing praise; sing praise to our King, sing praise! Psalm 47:5

One Way To Make Others Happy

Happy people want to make other people happy. We ended the last blog with a great quote from Spurgeon about how the sentence above is true of God. He is the happiest person in the universe and He wants to make us happy, like Him. That’s …

Completing Our Enjoyment

Our kids, that great new movie we just watched, or even a good milkshake — all of these things show us that we are wired to praise! But why do we feel such a need to exclaim about the things we enjoy? Why is almost …

Admiring God

It was a surprisingly radical thing for me to realize that God is happy. John Piper helped me to see this about God — and for that I’m forever grateful. Realizing that God is happy, deeply happy, was like lifting a shade on a window …

Meaningless Music Video

Ecclesiastes is surprisingly one of our favorite books of the Bible. It’s wisdom brings so much clarity to what matters in this life and what doesn’t. Is everything meaningless? Apart from Christ it is — but that’s why we love the conclusion of King Solomon …