Resources

Sadness on the Way to the Cross

We are living in a season of sadness. This is true globally at multiple levels, but it's also true for the Church as we enter Lent. For many of us, sadness is frightening because we don’t know how to enter it without drowning. Read More...

Grace Invites Us to Sing

A few years ago, I started to feel uncomfortable with my then lower elementary aged kids' lack of engagement in our worship service. There was no pressure around us to make a change; my discomfort didn't feel like embarrassment or guilt, but a nudge from the Lord to take action! Read More...

The Prodigal Son (Part 1)

In this episode, we look at the story of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15) with a focus on the father, considering the context of the story and the father’s decision to grant the son his wish.  

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The Unfolding Prayer Story of A Praying Church

"I never started out to write a book on prayer,” writes Paul Miller in the introduction to "A Praying Life." As we reflect on the ministry of "A Praying Life," here is the prayer story behind the book and how it continues to unfold into a new book, "A Praying Church." Read More...

Lavish Hospitality in Humble Places

Débora Ramirez was shocked when the border agent told her team they could not enter Honduras. “Fifty pastors were there waiting for us,” said Deb. “I really felt like God wanted us to go, and now he’d closed the door right in our faces!” What happened next was truly God's plan for the team. Read More...

The Widow of Nain

We’re beginning a new series that will look at Jesus as a person, and along the way, we’re picking up on some themes that go back to our earliest episodes.

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An X-Ray of Christmas

Philippians 2:5-8 is like an x-ray of Christmas – it’s the story behind the story of the manger. In this passage, Paul describes four steps to what we're calling the descent of love that help us understand not only Jesus' love for us, but also our love for others. Read More...

The Shape of the Story

We're in the midst of a series for Advent called J-CURVE: Descent of Love. In these conversations we'll look at how love draws Jesus "down" and "in," first in the incarnation and ultimately to the cross.

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The Mind of Christ

We're starting a new series for Advent called J-CURVE: Descent of Love. In these conversations we'll look at how love draws Jesus "down" and "in," first in the incarnation and ultimately to the cross.

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All of Life is Gift

In one of the hardest periods of my life, I began to thank God for his small gifts. It was out of that experience that I began to notice gift-giving cycles in traffic and other common, everyday moments. All of life is gift! Read More...

“I Need More of This in My Life”

At 24, Brian Morgan stumbled, half-drunk, into church one Sunday, and his life was radically changed when he eventually met Jesus. Now, he is part of the seeJesus team full-time as our new Student Ministry Coordinator Southeast. Read more about Brian's story. Read More...

Jesus on HR

In modern business terms, Jesus was a movement leader with twelve staff that needed to be recruited. Most leaders are quick to acknowledge that recruiting good staff is challenging. Let's watch Jesus do HR work -- and manage by prayer. Read More...

Resurrection Guaranteed!

As the training for a group of leaders in Arizona was coming to a close, one of the senior leaders asked me two questions that hushed the room: “Where do you think the American church will be in 50-100 years?... Is there any hope?” Read More...

Waking the Sleeping Giant

"The Sunday before Thanksgiving, I would love to see pastors have an awareness that probably about half the people in church are going into a situation with difficult relatives.

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The Descent of Love

Do you anticipate a somewhat turbulent Thanksgiving or Christmas? The J-Curve is no guarantee of smooth skies (in fact doing the work of love often makes them bumpier) but it can steady you and bring the joy of fellowship with Christ into the darkest of places. Read More...

Seeing the Saints

In this episode, Paul Miller, Jon Hori, Bob Allums and Liz Voboril continue the A Praying Church series with "Seeing the Saints."

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The Inside Out Kingdom

In this episode, Paul Miller, Jon Hori, Bob Allums and Liz Voboril continue the A Praying Church series, looking at the nature of the church and how the frontlines might not be where we think they are.

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