We Look for Light: Free Advent Devotional

If you’re looking for an Advent devotional to use this Christmas season, there’s no shortage of options out there. Advent (December 2-24 this year) is a wonderful time to intentionally refresh and refocus on the coming of Jesus and anticipate his second coming. A good devotional can do that. A few years ago, I wrote We Look for Light, a short Advent guide, for our church and many found it insightful and helpful. I’ve posted it on my site before, but here it is again. It’s totally free for you to use and share. I hope that it helps you this … Continue reading We Look for Light: Free Advent Devotional

Lent Devotional: From Dust to Glory

Lent begins tomorrow with Ash Wednesday. There are many great resources and devotionals available to use throughout this period. Last year, I wrote a little devotional book for our church, From Dust to Glory: Readings and Reflections for Lent, and I want to share it with you. Most devotional resources are heavy on reading the author’s thoughts. There’s nothing wrong with this, of course, and I have benefitted from things like that in the past. The church needs clear, articulate writing that encourages and challenges people. But this little booklet has a different aim. In the introduction, I explain what the book is and … Continue reading Lent Devotional: From Dust to Glory