Posts with the tag “brokenness”

Spiraling out of Perfectionism
February 10th, 2021
I have always been an observer. I like to sit back and watch what is going on rather than be in the center of it all. When I take a step back and gain enough distance to observe the church as a body, ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
A Crushed Spirit
June 20th, 2020
“A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.” - Proverbs 17:22 What a timely word for our hurting world – a world heavy with crushed spirits.This Proverb has often serv...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
A People of Hope
October 9th, 2019
Before I knew God, I thought I was the only broken person. I was under the impression that everyone around me was doing well, and was exempt from the misfortune of brokenness and pain that I seemed to...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Breath of Life
October 9th, 2019
About a month ago, I was sitting in the main chapel at Wesley and a burst of beautiful colors came streaming through the stained-glass window right where I was sitting. I remember tears streaming down...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Chasing After Peace
October 1st, 2019
All of us carry baggage in some way, even if it’s seemingly insignificant. We can’t get over the way we’ve been hurt or the way we’ve been left by the people we thought would always be there. We’ve be...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Life at His Feet
July 9th, 2019
I wonder if Mary’s heart was beating fast as she gazed upon her Savior for the first time. Her sister’s complaints fading into the background as she heard the sound of His feet walking around her home...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Source of Life
June 17th, 2019
Imagine our entire Wesley body, all 1000 + of us climbing up a mountain together. Now imagine that times five. Climbing up the mountain step by step, a crowd so thick forming not even the mountain top...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
A Life Proclaiming Redemption
April 24th, 2019
“and provide for those who grieve in Zion—to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes,the oil of joy instead of mourning,and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair.They will be ca...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
As it is in Heaven
March 21st, 2019
If you know much about me, you know that my favorite genre of books to read is Fantasy. I think at least part of the reason I love Fantasy (and sci-fi) so much is because the most common trope has to ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Same Past, New Life
February 19th, 2019
Whether you like to admit it or not, we all have pasts. We all used to be someone who we are not currently. Just for an example, in the not-so-distant past I was a nerd who did two things: played on N...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Barren to Beautiful
December 13th, 2018
“And there appeared to him an angel of the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of incense. And Zechariah was troubled when he saw him, and fear fell upon him. But the angel said to him, ‘Do n...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Testimony | Thankfulness
November 23rd, 2018
This year has been a process with God for me. It has meant long nights of me just praying and asking God if there was any way to get to where I was going faster than I was going. It means I have had t...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
In the Garden
October 3rd, 2018
In the beginning, God created the world. It was His masterpiece- His very good masterpiece. Of course, we know that sin would enter the world, perverting the perfect world God had created. But that’s ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Summer of Psalms | Psalm 51
June 13th, 2018
This is one of the most impactful sections of scripture that I have ever read through in my whole life. It honestly changed my life about four years ago on a Friday night when my discipler and I read ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Remedy | Family Brokenness
February 27th, 2018
God’s truth is a remedy for the lies that get stuck in our heads; the lies that satan whispers to us when we're scared. And one of those lies is this: "the brokenness that I see in my family will alwa...  Read More
by Devon McCoy