devotional, Difference Maker, Make a Difference, spiritual formation


The #DifferenceMaker challenge for today: Draw a smiley face (on your hand or arm) and write James 3 next to it. Keep looking at this as a reminder to speak well all day long. JAMES 3:7-9 NLT People can tame all kinds of animals, birds, reptiles, and fish, but no one can tame the tongue. It is […]

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culture, devotional, devotional, Jesus, leadership, life, Make a Difference, spiritual formation

Martin Luther King Jr was countercultural

*The following devotional will appear in my new book, Make a Difference: 365 World-Changing Devotions (2016). In the face of hostility, Martin Luther King upheld mercy. He had every right to retaliate against those who hurled threats, insults, and physical harm. Yet he chose a different path, one that changed the trajectory of a powerful nation, […]

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Bible Study, culture, devotional, Psalms, spiritual formation

God is not panicking

Yes, there is a tremendous amount of stress in our lives today. Yes, we can be overwhelmed by floods of worry. But God is not panicking. Perhaps even better said: God is not Panic King. He is the King who provides peace, healing, hope, relationship, identity, light in the midst of darkness, justice against evil, and […]

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