Posts with the tag “empathy”

Beauty from Ashes
October 19th, 2021
You can grieve and still be hopeful…"Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted." - Matthew 5:4 NIV"What delight comes to you when you wait upon the Lord! For you will find what you long ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Loving Our Neighbor
October 15th, 2021
If God calls us to love our neighbor, how do we apply that command to vulnerable people groups? The concept of loving our neighbor as ourselves when it comes to vulnerable people groups is applicable ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Less-Traveled Road
October 14th, 2021
Growing up in my parent’s old church, I always heard our pastor give a benediction at the end of his sermons that confused me. After he finished delivering his message he would stand at the front of t...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Feeling WITH God
September 7th, 2021
"So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him." - 1 John 4:16 NIV“And so we know and rely on the lo...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Delicately Crave Depth
June 18th, 2021
Earlier this year, God gave me the phrase, “Delicately crave depth.” I thought it was beautiful, but didn’t know what the context was surrounding it or how to interpret it.These past six months have b...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
A Season of Shifting
October 9th, 2020
When I think of authentic and deep intercessory prayer in any environment, it is my greatest desire for people to understand and experience the heart of God for other people. This encompasses His merc...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
God's Vision
September 7th, 2020
When I was growing up, sometimes my dad would go all day wearing his shirt inside out. He usually didn’t realize it until he came home and saw himself in the mirror or until my mom noticed and immedia...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
I Choose Peace
September 2nd, 2020
I have been really into World War II documentaries recently. I think I find some comfort in the perspective it brings. What is war but pure division on display? What pain are people capable of endurin...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Say Yes to Your People
October 18th, 2019
We are called to be a people that refuse to settle for less than the goodness of God for our people. The abundance God calls us into is a life free from depression, anxiety, addiction, etc. As great a...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
God is Compassionate
November 26th, 2018
“The Lord, the Lord God, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness.”Exodus 34:6When God reveals Himself to Moses, the first thing God says is that He is ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Romans | Love in Action
April 24th, 2018
It is really easy to fake loving people in today’s culture. An Instagram like, a “heart-eye emoji” comment on a Facebook picture, and a quick text all make us seem genuinely interested in the people i...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Jonathan & David | Christlike Friendship
November 11th, 2017
As we continue this series on community at Wesley, there are two characters in the Bible we can look to for a good example of what God intends friendship to be like.The two are David and Jonathan—God’...  Read More
by Devon McCoy