Posts with the tag “faithfulness”

There is a Friend who Sticks Closer than a Brother
October 4th, 2021
This past weekend I attended my best friend’s wedding, and although I am not normally an emotional guy, I spent much of the ceremony crying my eyes out! I cried because of how much I love Jonathan and...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Sovereign and Faithful
October 1st, 2021
When asked to write for this blog, I was given the task to write about a single encounter I had with God that revealed more of His character. At first glance, this should be a pretty easy and straight...  Read More
by Devon Radford
A Consistent Faithfulness
September 21st, 2021
Trust. This is a concept that I find to be intensely lacking in our culture. We live in such an individualistic culture where you have to do everything yourself and also where we just constantly expec...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Reigniting Embers
September 14th, 2020
This week, we are harkening back to our past. The blogs this week have been written by past directors who are a part of Wesley’s rich history partnering with God.  Even now, we have opportunity to ste...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Beyond What Our Eyes Can See
March 18th, 2020
“Help me let you go; Help me give up control of the God I’ve made you when my fear has contained you*” Fear is a tricky thing. It can consume you. Shake you. It can keep you from good things and send ...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Operating Out of Abundance
March 17th, 2020
There is a book that I have been reading called The Supernatural Ways of Royalty by Kris Vallotton and Bill Johnson. As I was praying about which direction to take this blog in, I thought this next bi...  Read More
by Devon Radford
March 4th, 2020
When I was a kid, I loved playing with Play-Doh and Crayons. I loved the smell (I know, I’m a weirdo), I loved the consistency, I loved the colors. Play-Doh and Crayons were my favorite things to play...  Read More
by Devon Radford
The Goodness of the Father
January 24th, 2020
I remember a point in my life I passed by a mirror and was pretty shocked at what I saw.  Greasy tangled hair squished on top of my head. Unwashed face highlighting the bags under my eyes.  A pullover...  Read More
by Devon Radford
The Beauty of His Promise
April 9th, 2019
"Behold, the former things have come to pass, and new things I now declare; before they spring forth I tell you of them." - Isaiah 42:9 ESVHow absolutely unbelievably kind of God is it to give His peo...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Trust in the Midst of Weariness
April 6th, 2019
“But they who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.” - Isaiah 40:31  God is powerful...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Paul | New Creations
February 18th, 2019
Picture this: you’re standing on the beach waiting for the sun to rise. You’re wearing your shorts and hoodie, and you’re wrapped in a blanket because the breeze is blowing and the sky is beginning to...  Read More
by Devon Radford
The Promise of Immanuel
December 7th, 2018
I remember the first time I really started talking to God. I was 14. I would get up super early each day. It would be before the sun even broke through the morning sky, and I would write down everythi...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Overcoming Discouragement
October 25th, 2018
Sometimes we pray for things one time and see immediate results. However, most of the time this isn’t the case. Most of the time when we pray for things, we have to continue to press in and ask God fo...  Read More
by Devon Radford
God's Love Languages Part 2
September 30th, 2018
If you read my last blog post, you would see that it was all about intimacy and obedience. Well, I feel strongly that I’m supposed to revisit these two things and perhaps provide more of a framework a...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Joy and Obedience
September 28th, 2018
Our joy in and after obedience is God. More of Him. A greater understanding of His presence or goodness. Experiential knowledge of His heart and the way He works in and through our lives. Every time G...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Endurance: How to Follow God When We Don\'t Want To
September 25th, 2018
When you’re growing up, parents have this natural tendency to tell us to do things we don’t want to do. It’s just a given. And without fail, when you ask them why they give that dreaded answer of “bec...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Doubting God
September 24th, 2018
In the church today, we are always told to have faith. I know I’m not the only one who thinks this is infuriating. Having faith is hard, especially in a culture which teaches us to be skeptical of any...  Read More
by Devon Radford
There is More | God's Character
August 30th, 2018
“What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” - A.W. TozerWhat comes to your mind when you think about God? How would you describe Him? If someone asked you...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Summer of Psalms | Psalm 143
July 18th, 2018
Psalm 143 "My Soul Thirsts for You" A Psalm of David1 Hear my prayer, O Lord; give ear to my pleas for mercy! In your faithfulness answer me, in your righteousness! 2 Enter not into judgment with your...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Summer of Psalms | Psalm 40
June 27th, 2018
It's summer!!! I don't know what that means for you: whether you love summer, love your alone time, love the extra time you get to spend with friends or you are super busy and away from community and ...  Read More
by Devon Radford
1 Kings 2:1-12
January 16th, 2018
This passage starts off with David’s reign coming to an end and his son Solomon rising up to take his place. David is telling Solomon how to run the kingdom and serve God well. He tells him “So be str...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Overview of Exodus
November 16th, 2017
Exodus has shown us so much about God's heart for His people. As we've learned more about the Israelites and their journey, we've seen example after example of the Lord's faithfulness, provision, just...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Exodus 34
November 15th, 2017
By the time of chapter 34, God has already given the people of Israel a covenant, and they've already broken it. The covenant promised that if they kept the commandments of the covenant, they will rea...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Exodus 19-20
November 8th, 2017
Imagine. You’ve been wandering in the desert for three months. You fled a life of slavery but freedom has been a confusing journey. Your leader seems a little shaky but this is your only option.This i...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Exodus 16-17
November 7th, 2017
The Israelites left Egypt about a month and a half ago. They are traveling from Elim to the wilderness of Sin. As they travel they complain to Moses and Aaron and wonder why they couldn't have died in...  Read More
by Devon Radford
2 Corinthians 1:12-24
September 26th, 2017
In this passage, Paul is still informing the Corinthian church why he is writing to them, and why he intends to visit them again soon, but not at the original time he said he would. He tells the Corin...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Wednesday Night Recap - 10/26/16
October 31st, 2016
We all know what it is like to be desperate for freedom. Whether it is from bad habits, addictions, or haunting thoughts, we all know what it means to want to be free, but maybe not all of us know how...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Revival - How Wesley Became What it is Today
September 17th, 2016
“The eyes of the Lord range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him.” The Wesley Foundation, as a campus ministry, must function differently than a traditional...  Read More
by Devon Radford