Posts with the tag “discipline”

New Year's Resolutions | Things Above
January 23rd, 2022
As I was scrolling through TikTok over winter break, I couldn’t notice the trend of the “rest.” “Sunday reset”, “Monthly Reset”, and now, “New Year Reset”. While these videos included simple tasks suc...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
A Humble Spirit
June 12th, 2020
“Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid.” - Proverbs 12:1  ESV  “To learn the truth you must long to be teachable, or you can despise correction and remain ignora...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
1 Corinthians 9:24-27
September 12th, 2017
Paul mentions victory, but that isn't the point. What Paul is emphasizing is the journey we have to take to reach that final victory or, as Paul puts it, the "strict training" we must endure. This is ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Secrets of the Secret Place Chapter 23: The Secret of the Morning
July 28th, 2016
Going into this chapter, I already had a pre-formed list defending spontaneous, personalized quiet time. And honestly, I still agree with most of the things on that list. The Lord loves our individual...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Summer Survival Guide Week 5: Set an Alarm
June 13th, 2016
 I have to confess something to y’all: I love sleep. I love it so much. Sometimes when I’m getting ready for bed I’ll wiggle out a little happy dance because I know I’ll get to go to sleep soon. It’s ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Secrets of the Secret Place Chapter 11: The Secret of Violence
June 8th, 2016
Whenever I get to a particularly rough or apathetic patch with the Lord, my prayers are usually occupied by one resounding phrase: “Ugh, why.”In those moments (or in any moment really), it’s so easy t...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Summer Survival Guide Week 3: Create a summer reading plan
May 31st, 2016
Growing up in the church I heard again and again that having a quiet time was essential. So there I was, wanting to have a quiet time, but feeling so discouraged the moment I opened my Bible. I didn’t...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Summer Survival Guide Week 2: Setting Goals
May 22nd, 2016
During the summer school takes a break, your life do not.When taking classes our goals are set for us. Class, papers, tests, and deadlines structure the days and weeks. Wesley and discipleship teach u...  Read More
by Devon McCoy