Posts with the tag “jake-stephens”

The Beautiful
March 3rd, 2022
“Build a man a fire and he’ll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire and he’ll be warm for the rest of his life.” - Terry PratchettThis quote was originally used as satire by a man who went to his grave...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Is It Worth It?
October 11th, 2021
“Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.”John 17:3Across the countless religions, worldviews, and cultures found on planet earth, we a...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Shalom
August 31st, 2021
“Return to me, for I have redeemed you.” – Isaiah 44:22About this time last year, I became friends with the sweetest couple from Bangladesh. Now fast forward to this past weekend. I was hanging out wi...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Choosing to Love
June 25th, 2021
“If you love me, keep my commands.” John 14:15Do you believe in soul mates? Please don’t hate me for this, but I don’t. I promise I don’t hate love. I promise.There are a few reasons why I am the way ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
A Ministry of Reconciliation
April 17th, 2021
“He has also set eternity in the human heart.” – Ecclesiastes 3:11If you knew me well you might label me as someone with “documentary energy”. To which, you would be right. Documentary films have alwa...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Falling at His Feet
March 23rd, 2021
Fear. It’s a weird part of the human experience. Throughout the Bible, God says not to be afraid. God also says that we are to fear Him. This seems almost contradictory, doesn’t it? In Exodus 20, afte...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Beauty of Giving
January 27th, 2021
 I love flowers. I don’t know much about flowers, but I love them. A few weeks ago I said something similar while hanging out with my friend Subhan. We were in his apartment; a simple dwelling without...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
He Knows My Name
December 20th, 2020
“You know my name?”. That question from Gary, a rambunctious third grader at the after school program I helped at once a week, made up one of the most formative moments of my college experience. Gary ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Generous and Undeserved Love
November 20th, 2020
“This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it; ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”Matthew 22:38-40 Have you ever...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Kingdom is in Your Midst
October 21st, 2020
“For the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.” - Luke 6:45 “Can I share a story with you?”. These were the words spoken by a friend as we sat in a new and unfamiliar place. But in a strange way thi...  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