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Author: Matt LeRoy

Ripple 5: Devoted

Love your enemy is not hyperbole or poetry or a clever figure of speech. It is a defining commandment of this covenant community of Jesus.

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Ripple 4: Delighted

In a profound move of tender mercy, Jesus pulls us into this divine intimacy of Father and child. Not only is God his Father, but our Father.

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Ripple 3: Dependence

Our entrance into the kingdom is not dependent on how well we embody the teachings of Jesus. It is dependent on Jesus himself.

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Ripple 2: Deeper

The world is drawn to his light shining through us. But it is pointing them beyond us and illuminating the way to him.

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Ripple 1: Dissatisfied

Jesus’ vision for us is not a comfortably full belly, but a primal craving and hunger for what is needed most, what will fill to overflowing.

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Small Moments

This is the moment of Emmanuel—God with us. When the One who fills up every corner of existence is now cradled in a manger.

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Christmas Eve

On those living in the valley of the shadows, the Light has dawned. After the long night of waiting, the Morning Himself has arrived at last. And Eve’s weeping gives way to Mary’s song.

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