Grace for the road


If you look at Cuba from the outside, you can hardly see the church. David Platt went looking for it. “I met a guy who had a house church, and that church had planted 60 other churches,” he said. And some of those churches had planted dozens of other churches themselves. They don’t have buildings. They meet in houses. And the multiplication is insane. David asked them how they do it, and… Read More

I know that feeling, the one Francis Chan is talking about. The one where you hear the truth just as Jesus spoke it to the rich young ruler and go away sad, heart rent in two. And then do nothing. “Jesus told the rich young ruler what he needed to do, and he went away sad (Luke 18). Then Jesus confronted Zacchaeus, another guy who was rich, and he changed his life… Read More

All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to Me … go therefore and make disciples … “A lot of people memorize this passage, but are we doing it? Is it happening?” I’m not gonna lie, this girl misses England. But I’m so excited to be in Birmingham at the right time to be a part of what’s happening at The Church at Brook Hills tonight … thousands of people… Read More

It was dark in the tiny apartment living room, except for the florescent desk lamp, cocked upward to face the room’s occupants like an interrogator’s light looking for answers. If it was seeking out the truth, it found it. The room was full of it. It was full, period. Leaving their shoes in a neat heap at the door, barefooted people packed in the place, sitting reverently on mismatched furniture provided by… Read More

Yasin’s only 9, but he’s been around long enough to know. Long enough to know he shouldn’t be looking at the pictures of naked women that someone at his school keeps texting him. Long enough to know that Jesus is important. “If I were a superhero, I’d be Victory Man – like ‘victory in Jesus.’” Long enough to know that if the church people show up to do a Kids Club at… Read More