Posts with the tag “friendship”

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
My Oldest Friend
March 16th, 2021
I grew up in church. I’m one of those people who can’t remember a time before I was saved. I remember moments when my understanding would catch up to what I believed. As I grew, I became more aware of...  Read More
by Devon Radford
How My Squad Pulled Up
March 4th, 2021
Regular fishermen. Business owners. Tax collectors. Anarchists. Thieves. If I read you a list of these professions, the last thought you would probably have was that the people in these professions we...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Legacy: A Process
January 15th, 2021
There is something really special about this series. Thinking about my legacy – what really matters to me, what I want to be known for – feels so important in this season. So important, that maybe I f...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Celebrating What is to Come
July 3rd, 2020
How do we celebrate the future when it seems anything but certain?There are days when the weight of current pressures seem to have a hook connected within your middle and dragging you down. Thinking a...  Read More
by Devon Radford
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 Radford
From Dust
June 7th, 2020
This week, we’ve been walking through the story of Genesis.  So far, life in the Garden has been beautiful for Adam and Eve, just as God intended.  But when the serpent shows up,  everything changes. ...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Loving Yourself
June 2nd, 2020
"Lord, you know everything there is to know about me.You perceive every movement of my heart and soul,and you understand my every thought before it even enters my mind. You are so intimately aware of ...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Loving Others
May 28th, 2020
“If I give all my possessions to feed the poor, and if I surrender my body to be burned, but do not have love, it profits me nothing,” -1 Corinthians 13:3One of my good friends brought up this verse j...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Restored in Love
April 8th, 2020
Working in ministry, I hear this word weekly, if not daily. It’s a word filled with big dreams and a lot of hope, but do we understand the implications of what we ask for when we ask the Lord for rest...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Called to Friendship
March 27th, 2020
Before spring break, the thing God was teaching me the most was about friendship, both with Jesus and the people around me. Not sending me out to make more friends or build more community, but really ...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Love + Friendship
November 7th, 2019
One of my favorite things I know about God is that He is love. It says it right in John 4:8. But Iknow the love of God because He has shown me His love over and over. He showed me His lovewhen He cont...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Vulnerability in Prayer
March 25th, 2019
“And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you as...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Holiday Recipes!
December 21st, 2018
Happy Holidays!I strongly believe in the power of good food. I want to use this space to share with you some of my favorite and super easy holidays recipes. Food provides opportunities for connecting ...  Read More
by Devon Radford
The Chosen One
November 30th, 2018
I love Harry Potter.(Warning: there are spoilers in this blog. But seriously if you haven’t seen Harry Potter yet then get on with it already will ya?)Bet that’s not what you expected to get out of a ...  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
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 Radford