Engage #21: The Only Thing That Counts

We find our way into the simplicity of following him as we ignore the obligations and expectations that others can put on us and live in the confidence that there’s only one thing that matters to God—that whatever we [...]

Engage #20: Letting God Win Our Trust

Faith is not a tool we’re supposed to produce to manipulate God to do what we want. God wins us into faith by showing us who he is and how he is working in our lives. The more we [...]

Engage #17: A Life of Love

Jesus invites us into a kingdom that thrives in love. Learning to live in the reality of his love for us and sharing that love with others, leads us away from the tyranny of always having to have our [...]

Engage #16: NATO Living

Our trust in God is undermined every time we try to win God to our agenda and measure his love for us based on our own expectations. If we can live not attached to the outcomes we desire, we’ll [...]

Engage #14: What About the Bible?

The Bible was never meant to be a rule book filled with condemnation, but the story of humanity coming to understand God’s nature over thousands of years. Learn to read it that way and it will be a valuable [...]

Engage #13: A Quiet Place

Just blazing through a noisy and demanding world will not make it easy for us to know him. He is found in the quiet of our hearts and sometimes a quiet place can help us settle into his reality. [...]

Engage #12: When God Seems Distant

Sometimes despite our most ardent prayers, God seems distant. But he’s not. He’s always making himself known, it’s just that we may be looking in all the wrong places for him. Engage is our unfolding video series designed to [...]

Engage #11: Sharing Your Journey

It is Jesus’ joy to knit each of us into the family he is building in the earth.  As you learn to follow him he will bring others into your life that can share the conversations that will encourage [...]

Engage #9: Praying for Real

Prayer is not trying to get God to do what we want, but communicating with him about the issues and circumstances that concern us. It doesn’t happen in a prescribed period each day, but becomes a never-ending conversation where [...]

Engage #7: Relaxing Into His Reality

Living in God’s reality doesn’t come by trying to get the things we want from him, but learning to receive what he is already giving us. Engage is our unfolding video series designed to equip and encourage people to [...]

Engage #6: Becoming an Active Learner

We are used to being spoon-fed what others think we ought to know about God. Until we take responsibility for our own journey, we’ll never learn to look to him to teach us. Engage is our unfolding video series [...]

Engage #5: With Him Not For Him

If you constantly find yourself doing things for God, then learn to stop. God does not need you to get his attention or affection, but to simply learn to walk with him. Engage is our unfolding video series designed [...]

Engage #4: Surrender

When you’re convinced enough that God is, you’ll want to learn that surrendering to his desires for you over your own agenda for your own life, is the way to open the door for this relationship to grow and [...]

Engage #3: How Do You See Him?

Engage is our new video series designed to equip and encourage people to explore their own relationship with God. We debuted the first one two weeks ago and will add a new video every two weeks on Wednesday. Of [...]

Engage #2: Starting Fresh

Engage is our new video series designed to equip and encourage people to explore their own relationship with God. We debuted the first one two weeks ago and will add a new video every two weeks on Wednesday. Of [...]

Engage #1: A New Video Series

We are unveiling the first video in our Engage series on this blog. Eventually these will move to their own page on our new website, but that has been delayed briefly. Engage is my attempt to equip and encourage [...]

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