If we are the body

“A church is just a building if there’s no one in it.” I think, many times, in the West we associate church with the building and not the people. The church is the body of Christ- not the building they meet in. The church is the men, women and children sitting crossed-legged on cold tile…

prayers for the persecuted

I recently read the testimony of a believer who experienced tremendous persecution. He was beaten for being a Christian and nearly lost his life. He’s experienced what it means to suffer for Christ. I can’t even imagine. Platt’s book, “Radical,” that I’ve referenced several times, encourages us to pray for the entire world as part…

Grace

Grace, she became my mother. Jimmy Needham’s song, “Moving to Zion” has a line that resonates within me. “Grace, she became my mother.” Grace is my mother. And my grandmother. My mom’s name is Grace Lyn. My grandmother’s name is Grace. If I have a girl, I want Grace to be a part of her…