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Daily Scripture Reading: Tuesday, May 30

2 Corinthians 4:7-18 7 But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. 8 We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; 9 persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. 10 We always...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Monday, May 29

2 Corinthians 3:12-4:6 12 Therefore, since we have such a hope, we are very bold. 13 We are not like Moses, who would put a veil over his face to prevent the Israelites from seeing the end of what was passing away. 14 But their minds were made dull, for to this day the same...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Saturday, May 27

2 Corinthians 2:14-3:11 14 But thanks be to God, who always leads us as captives in Christ’s triumphal procession and uses us to spread the aroma of the knowledge of him everywhere. 15 For we are to God the pleasing aroma of Christ among those who are being saved and those who are perishing. 16...

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Matt’s Blog: Good Neighboring Lives On

Flood family, Eleven years after Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’s last aired, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood hit the airwaves in 2012. The animated show introduced the familiar cast of characters to a new generation nearly fifty years after the original show premiered with one exception—Mr. Rogers himself. Even after his passing, Mr. Roger’s neighboring lives on through Daniel Tiger...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Friday, May 26

2 Corinthians 1:23-2:13 23 I call God as my witness—and I stake my life on it—that it was in order to spare you that I did not return to Corinth. 24 Not that we lord it over your faith, but we work with you for your joy, because it is by faith you stand firm....

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Daily Scripture Reading: Thursday, May 25

2 Corinthians 1:12-22 12 Now this is our boast: Our conscience testifies that we have conducted ourselves in the world, and especially in our relations with you, with integrity and godly sincerity. We have done so, relying not on worldly wisdom but on God’s grace. 13 For we do not write you anything you cannot...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Wednesday, May 24

2 Corinthians 1:1-11 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, To the church of God in Corinth, together with all his holy people throughout Achaia: 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 3 Praise be to the God...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Tuesday, May 23

1 Corinthians 16:12-24 12 Now about our brother Apollos: I strongly urged him to go to you with the brothers. He was quite unwilling to go now, but he will go when he has the opportunity. 13 Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong. 14 Do everything in love....

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Daily Scripture Reading: Monday, May 22

1 Corinthians 16:1-11 1 Now about the collection for the Lord’s people: Do what I told the Galatian churches to do. 2 On the first day of every week, each one of you should set aside a sum of money in keeping with your income, saving it up, so that when I come no collections...

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Matt’s Blog: Block Party

A few years ago, Roxanne and I, along with some of our staff family, decided to celebrate our daughter Ashley’s Sweet 16 and Cinco de Mayo with a block party on our street. It was a beautiful night of tacos, games, and neighbors meeting neighbors. At the end of the night, one of my neighbors...

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