Put Her Before Work

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2016 Doug Fields is executive director of HomeWord’s Center for Youth/Family at Azusa Pacific University.  Previously, he served in pastoral roles at South Coast Community Church (Mariners Church) and at Saddleback Church.  He frequently speaks on marriage, family parenting, and youth ministry topics. Doug and his wife, Cathy, have three children.  He … Continue reading Put Her Before Work

Red-Hot Pursuit

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2016 Key Bible Verse: Don’t lose sight of [my words].  Let them penetrate deep into your heart. (Proverbs 4:21) Dig Deeper: Proverbs 4:20-23 Our love and delight for the Lord should be rooted in a preoccupation with his Word.  My desire isn’t just to have a devotional time with the Lord, but a devotional … Continue reading Red-Hot Pursuit

Seeing Our Sin

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2016 Key Bible Verse: It was the law that showed me my sin. (Romans 7:7) Dig Deeper: Romans 7:4-13 Law exists in the natural sphere because sin does.  The presence of law assumes the sinfulness of man.  If man were governed by God’s character, there would be no need for law. Just as human … Continue reading Seeing Our Sin

As Essential Ingredient

SUNDAY, JANUARY 31, 2016 Eric Mason is co-founder and lead pastor of Epiphany Fellowship in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He also serves as president of Thriving, an urban missions collaborative, and is a board member of Acts 29 church planting network. Eric and his wife, Yvette, have four children. He is the author of Manhood Restored and Unleashed – from which this … Continue reading As Essential Ingredient

Weekend Bible Study

SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 2016 Religious people seem to have it all together.  They often pride themselves in their ability to act right and live right, and they turn their noses up at those who aren’t a part of their self-righteous religious club.  That was certainly true of the Pharisees and religious teachers in Jesus’s day.  … Continue reading Weekend Bible Study

Transformation!

THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2016 Key Bible Verse: Those who obey God’s commandments remain in fellowship with him, and he with them.  And we know he lived in us because the Spirit he gave us lives in us. (1 John 3:24) Dig Deeper: Galatians 5:16-23 When I speak of obedience, I don’t mean church attendance or tithing … Continue reading Transformation!