Our God is a hospitable God. He extends tremendous hospitality to us (e.g. Psalm 23:5). He welcomes us into His presence when we come to Him through Jesus. It’s not like we have to clean ourselves up or make ourselves acceptable to come into His presence. And He loves us! Being Like Jesus Now, here’s […]
Hospitality, Received and Pursued
New Year’s Resolutions?
I’m one of those people. You know the ones … despite years of evidence to the contrary regarding its effectiveness, still sharpening my pencil on January 1 and making a list of ways to improve myself in the coming year. This list often includes spiritual disciplines, designed to bring revival and increased closeness in my […]
Change Your Purpose Pronouns
I said “I do” to the woman of my dreams. I’m really, really, really glad that for some crazy reason, she reciprocated. Melissa and I met in the ministry—she was an Iowa farm girl who had been teaching second-graders in South Bend, Indiana. She answered a call to serve in the newly-formed Revive Our Hearts […]
Time to Talk
The following questions can be used as the basis for some important conversations with your spouse. Discuss both of your responses to each question, and mark those you’d like to set aside for additional consideration and prayer in the months to come. CONVERSATION #1: OUR PURPOSE What are some things we know God wants […]
Happening Now at Life Action
Your path to Obedience starts here.
Why is obedience important?
Believing that our heavenly Father knows how to set up the best life possible and gladly surrendering to Him enables us to do exactly what He asks, when He asks it of us, from a joyful heart and for His glory. It frees us from pursuing a small life, to pursuing God-sized vision and purpose.View All Pathways