March 19, 2022
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The book “Killing Lions” is a conversation between John and Sam Eldredge about the trials young men face.
 
 
[John]   A man faces many forks in the road as he journeys through his life—each...
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March 18, 2022
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You are the son of a kind, strong, and engaged Father, a Father wise enough to guide you in the Way, generous enough to provide for your journey, offering to walk with you every step.

This is perhaps the hardest thing for us to believe—...

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March 17, 2022
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The resurrection of Jesus was the first of many, the forerunner of our own. He paved the way, as the saying goes.

The fact is that Christ has been raised from the dead. He has become the first of a great harvest of those who will be raised...

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March 16, 2022
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Francis of Assisi was called “the second Christ” because his life was so totally given over to expressing the life of Jesus. What can we learn from this man devoted like no other? “As Saint Francis did not love humanity but men, so he did not...

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March 15, 2022
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Today’s Daily Reading is an excerpt from Morgan Snyder's book “Becoming a King”

In the masculine journey, our early years of manhood often begin as a season of exploration and discovery. In youthful exuberance, we tend to view the...

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March 14, 2022
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Stasi Eldredge's book "Free to Be Me" helps teen girls become the young women God created them to be.
 
 
I encourage you to risk dreaming and writing your dreams down. Once you get started, you’ll find...
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March 13, 2022
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Your heart is going to grow for the kingdom, more and more as you mature, which allows us to receive more and more of God and enjoy so much more of the life he’s giving. But this can be very disorienting if you don’t understand what’s...

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March 12, 2022
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God is rewriting my story. My story is his story, really, and one day he will tell it in all of its hidden splendor. I will get to hear his take on my days, his perception on what was going on underneath and behind the scenes. He will share with...

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March 11, 2022
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In our psychological age, we have come to call our affairs "addictions," but God calls them "adultery." Listen again to his words to the Israelites through Jeremiah:

You are a swift she-camel
running here and there, a wild donkey...

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March 10, 2022
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The man possessed by many demons asked Jesus, “Why are You interfering with me?” You know the answer. It’s the same one He has for you. Because He loved him. And He loves you. 

If we are to find healing and true joy, we need to lean into...

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March 09, 2022
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Be very careful how you interpret “unanswered prayer.” Our hearts are so vulnerable in these moments. It’s just too easy to lose heart. The conclusions come rushing in—God isn’t listening; he doesn’t care; I’m not faithful enough; prayer...
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March 08, 2022
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The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not be in want.
He makes me lie down in green pastures,
he leads me beside quiet waters,
he restores my soul.
(Psalm 23:1-3).

He heals the brokenhearted...

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March 07, 2022
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One of the strangest quirks of life here on this planet is the fact that the one face we hardly ever see is the one closest to us: our own. As we move about in the world every day, our face is always right before us and always just beyond us....

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March 06, 2022
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Learn to hear the voice of God. Yep. It’s the simplest, most helpful, least practiced treasure and it will literally rescue you in countless ways. 
 
The secret of the Christian life—and Christian marriage—is that you don’...
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March 05, 2022
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Every woman can tell you about her wound; some came with violence, others came with neglect. Just as every little boy is asking one question, every little girl is, as well. But her question isn’t so much about her strength. No, the deep cry of a...

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March 04, 2022
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I am haunted by the stories of people who make the summit of Everest. Such incredible devotion is required, such total focus of body, soul, and spirit. Reaching the top of the world's tallest mountain becomes for those who try the central driving...

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March 03, 2022
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The single most significant decision that has changed my prayer life more than any other, the one step that has brought about greater results than all others combined is this (drum roll, please)...
 
Asking Jesus what I...
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March 02, 2022
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Jesus’ manner can be appreciated only in light of a deeper river flowing in him, this fierce intentionality. Otherwise, you get those popular and ridiculous portraits of Jesus as the wandering storyteller, no more controversial or dangerous than...

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March 01, 2022
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Our hearts long to recover a sense of wonder; it is one of the reasons only the child-heart can receive the kingdom. Remember now—we shall be as children again:“
 
Let the little children come to me, and...
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February 28, 2022
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I have in my files a copy of a letter written by Major Sullivan Ballou, a Union officer in the 2nd Rhode Island Infantry Regiment. He writes to his wife on the eve of the Battle of Bull Run, a battle he senses will be his last. He speaks tenderly...

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