Posts with the tag “god-s-heart”

Serving with Our Whole Beings
January 17th, 2022
Martin Luther King Jr. Day falls every third Monday in January. Every year, many eagerly await a day off from school to sleep in, watch tv, lounge around, and do nothing. But how does that honor Dr. K...  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
Open Hearts, Open Hands
February 19th, 2021
My Papa died from heart failure this time last year. His death was painful, leaving an empty void in our lives: the absence of a husband for Grammy, a father for my mom, and a spiritual role model for...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Investing in Others
February 1st, 2021
One of the most groundbreaking talks that I heard at Wesley happened during my third year as a student. I listened to Blake Wiggins give a talk on honor. When I tell you this talk wrecked me, it destr...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Heartbeat of Jesus
January 6th, 2021
This past year, despite all the hurt and disappointment, was a season marked by spiritual learning for me. As someone who genuinely loves learning and had just graduated college, I was thankful for an...  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
Unity in God
September 3rd, 2020
Politics has always been a topic I hated because of the perception I had of it growing up. For my whole life, talk of politics led to intense anger, persecution, and screaming matches within my family...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Least of These
July 9th, 2020
Racial Reconciliation: A Series on the Journey of Experience and Understanding*This blog series is a written through the lens of several writers’ experiences and is thus each writer’s own story. The v...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Awoke
July 6th, 2020
Racial Reconciliation: A Series on the Journey of Experience and Understanding*This blog series is a written through the lens of several writers’ experiences and is thus each writer’s own story. The v...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
It's Not Supposed to be This Way
January 31st, 2020
Have you ever asked God, “where are you?” or “why haven’t you come back yet?” You have this longing inside of you for things to better, to live in perfect peace. Maybe you feel this when a close frien...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Love of a Father
January 23rd, 2020
In the story of the Prodigal, Jesus presents an illustration of God the Father's love. If you haven't read it or don't know the story, this post (and the next three that follow it) probably won't make...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Prodigal Daughter
January 23rd, 2020
When I reflect upon the story of the prodigal son, God always brings me back to our prodigal story. Man... it’s a wild one. Literally and spiritually. I came to UGA as a lost freshman looking for anyw...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Our God Who Sees
December 27th, 2019
I want to start this off by going all the way back to Abraham... farther back to when he was still Abram. God has made a covenant with Abram: that he would be the father of many nations. But his wife ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Cultivating Humility
August 19th, 2019
I heard someone say recently the most humble thing you can do is believe you are who God says you are. To put it simply: when God says something to you, believe Him. Whether it’s a specific identity, ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Keep Shining
April 14th, 2019
Love is a funny word because we use it so interchangeably—we use love to describe nearly everything from tacos to significant others to God. I think that our culture uses it so often, that the word ha...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
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 McCoy
God is Provider
March 27th, 2019
When people ask me what my favorite flower is I usually say wildflowers! This may sound cliché or basic but I feel like wildflowers have a way of just being whatever they need to be for whatever seaso...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Gift of His Heart
February 8th, 2019
In this moment, I firmly believe that Jesus is handing His heart to the church. He trusts us more than ever, because He sees a generation that is only wanting Him— a generation that will risk everythi...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Identity
January 14th, 2019
I have this instinctual response to alter my personality, interests, and lifestyle when I meet someone I like. Maybe you can relate. I wish it were limited to only romantic interests because that woul...  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
Love fiercely. Love deeply. Love unconditionally.
November 15th, 2018
A father is gracious and kind. A father is willing and ready to help whenever is needed. A father is not reluctant to love. A father does not withhold good things from his children. And God is the gre...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
God's Heart for the Lost
November 13th, 2018
It is God’s desire that everyone be saved. If you need convincing, consider this passage:“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
What is Evangelism?
November 7th, 2018
"Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?" Jesus answered him, "'Love the Lord your God with every passion of your heart, with all the energy of your being, and with every thought that i...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Power of Prayer
October 25th, 2018
Last Friday I was in a time crunch. Essentially, I had 30 minutes to accomplish an hour’s worth of preparation. I had slept in, and because of that I had the time between class and work to get everyth...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
There is More | Intimacy with God
September 5th, 2018
Intimacy with God is removing the veil. If you’re like me, you may have heard pastors or evangelists frequently refer to “removing the veil” and never actually understood what it meant. Many will pray...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Feature Article | LA Mission Trip Experience
April 18th, 2018
When I traveled to Los Angeles with the UGA Wesley Foundation this spring break, I had an idea of what I would be doing with the Dream Center, a nonprofit in the area that works with the substantial p...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Freely Given | 2 Kings 5
February 9th, 2018
This chapter of 2 Kings starts off with a stellar introduction for a guy named Naaman. He’s pretty much got it made except for one small detail, he has leprosy. Usually, having leprosy would make you ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
1 Peter 4:1-11
December 9th, 2017
When sin entered the world, our human bodies were subjected to its desires. It is our natural inclination to go against God, to choose our will instead of His. That’s why turning from sin can feel lik...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
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 McCoy
2 Corinthians 9:6-15
October 13th, 2017
Giving. The concept of giving does not bother our generation. We love supporting charities and missions and good causes and weird causes and niche kickstarters. We sponsor kids and cows and cats.These...  Read More
by Devon McCoy