A Daily Morning Word Video
(7 a.m each weekday morning. Topics subject to change)
THIS WEEK’S VIDEOS
Jan 27 Reflections on the Death of Kobe Bryant & Friends
Jan 28 Can We Talk About Jesus Too Much? Yes
Jan 29 The Coronavirus & The Prostitute Who Kissed Jesus
Jan 30 The Unforgettable Lesson from My Strawberry Planting Fiasco
PAST VIDEO ARCHIVES (With links to the videos)
Feb 25 What’s More Important Than Doing Good?
Feb 26 God Doesn’t Want You to be Merciful
Feb 27 Walking With God
Feb 28 Are You a Sinner or a Saint?
Mar 1 God’s Shocking Weakness
Mar 4 Grace is Insulting
Mar 5 Grace is Frustrating
Mar 6 Who Is Precious in God’s Sight?
Mar 7 That Uncomfortable Reason Why We Won’t Forgive
Mar 8 How to Forgive When the Wound is Deep
Mar 11 Don’t Forget the Dear People of Ethiopia
Mar 12 The Crazy History of Love
Mar 13 That Time When Love Went Terribly Wrong
Mar 14 Love’s Greatest Moment
Mar 15 Can We Do Greater Things Than Jesus Did?
Mar 18 The New Zealand Attack and the Uncomfortable Truth about Evil
Mar 19 The World’s Deadliest Lie
Mar 20 The World’s Deadliest Religious Lie
Mar 21 The Forgotten Ministry of Listening
Mar 22 How to Improve Your listening
Mar 25 Why Did Jesus Give Us the Lord’s Prayer?
Mar 26 The Lord’s Prayer: Call me Father
Mar 27 The Lord’s Prayer: The God Who Loves to Talk to You
Mar 28 The Lord’s Prayer: It’s Not About You
Mar 29 How Prayer Changes Your Life
Apr 1 The Lord’s Prayer: Pray for Our Broken World
Apr 2 The Lord’s Prayer: How Far Will I Trust God?
Apr 3 The Lord’s Prayer and a Nest of Baby Robins
Apr 4 That Moment When We’re Most Like God
Apr 5 Will God Forgive Us If We Don’t Forgive Others?
Apr 8 The Lord’s Prayer: The Part I Don’t Understand
Apr 9 We Should Take Satan as Seriously as Jesus Does.
Apr 10 Is it Okay for Me to Question God?
Apr 11 The Most Beautiful Dangerous Gift God Gave You.
Apr 12 Remember This When God’s Not Fair.
Apr 15 Faith, God, and the IRS
Apr 16 What’s So Important About Confessing Sin?
Apr 17 That Odd Reason Why We Don’t Read God’s Word
Apr 18 Jesus’ Words from a Cross That I Can’t Forget
Apr 19 Heaven and That Person You Love That’s Dying
April 22 Why Monday, April 22 Is So Significant
April 23 The Tragedy of Losing Your Memory
April 24 What to Remember When People Do Stupid Things.
April 25 When Forgetfulness is a Sin.
April 26 When Forgetfulness is a Good Thing.
April 29 Remembering Our Brother and Sisters in Sri Lanka
April 30 The One Thing You Can Never Lose
May 1 If You Lose Everything But Jesus, Is That OK?
May 2 The One Good Reason to Abandon Jesus
May 3 The Unexpected Secret to Contentment
May 7 How I Lost Heart This Weekend and What Helped
May 8 Why Weakness is Good and Why I Wish It Wasn’t
May 9 The Beautiful Truth About Prayer I Missed for Most of My Life
May 10 The Misguided Fear of Compliments in the Church
May 13 Judge Not: The Danger of Playing God
May 14 Judge Not: The Danger of Playing Detective in People’s Lives
May 15 Judge Not: The Sin Nobody Thinks They Commit
May 16 One Time You Should Judge, or…The Difference Between Football and Golf
May 17 When Selfishness is a Good Thing
May 20 How One Simple Action Changes Your Life
May 21 A Warning About Words on Facebook
May 22 The Enormous Power of Your Words
May 23 How to Choose Words That Give Life
May 24 One Vital Thing You Should Do EVERY SINGLE DAY
May 27 Remembering Invisible Heroes on Memorial Day
May 28 It Doesn’t Feel Like a Sin, But It’s a Serious One
May 29 How God Saves Us With Sabbath
May 30 How To Build Sabbath Into Your Life…and Why It’s Crucial
May 31 The Danger in Wanting to Be Productive
June 3 Mass Shootings and the Question We Can’t Answer
June 4 Gun Control and the Thorny Connection Between Evil and Love
June 5 Choices Have Consequences…For Better or Worse
June 6 The Shocking Good That Comes from Evil
June 7 God Loves Evil People…Like Me You and DeWayne
June 10 When Church Does More Harm than Good
June 11 You Just Might Be Killing Your Church
June 12 Blessed Are the Losers
June 13 What is the Good News of Jesus for Today?
June 14 Jesus on Failure: Don’t Let It Stop You
June 17 First on the Scene of a Bad Accident: My Story
June 18 Two Words that Make Us Uncomfortable, and why that’s Good
June 19 What People Most Need When They’ve Screwed Up
June 20 Critical Mistakes First Responders Make
June 21 Lean on Me: The Lost Art of Bearing Burdens
June 24 Confessions of a Morning Person
June 25 A New Day: The Beauty of a Clean Slate… But It’s More Than That
June 26 Why I’m Not Afraid of Dying…Really
June 27 The Best Time of Day to Meet with God
June 28 When No One Understands, Remember This
July 1 Waiting on a Whirlwind, We Can Miss God’s Whisper
July 2 That Haunting Reason Why God Doesn’t Help the Needy
July 3 When They See Us: Do You See What God Sees?
July 4 The Squirrels Eating My Tomatoes, and Why We Should Love Iraq
July 5 When It Looks Like God Has Forgotten You…
July 8 Why I Threw Away Five Hundred Dollars
July 9 The Devil(Or the Car Salesman) Made Me Do It
July 10 Which is More Serious: Overconfidence or Hopelessness?
July 11 No Man or Woman Left Behind on the Battlefield
July 12 What to Do When God Tempts You
July 15 How Is It Possible Joy and I Have Been Married for 36 Years?
July 16 Does God Consider You An Enemy or a Friend?
July 17 Open Your Eyes to the Glory of God Everywhere
July 18 Thoughts While Walking on the Beach
July 19 Guest Appearance: Things My Grandkids are Thankful For
July 22 Your Suffering is a Clue to Your Calling
July 23 The God Who Longs To Be With You Today
July 24 The Uncomfortable Comfort in Severe Suffering
July 25 The Moon and Flowers and Unmistakable Glory of You
July 26 When People Criticize Christians for Failing to Love, It’s a Gift.
July 29 The Dangerous Myth That God Wants Us to Be Good
July 30 Weakness is Good…Another Annoying Thing God Says
July 31 The Flawed Assumption About Faith and Facts
Aug 1 Why Facts and Science Bolster Our Faith in God
Aug 2 Those Whose Names Were Never Called When Choosing Sides for Basketball (At Seventeen)
Aug 5 Mr. Holland’s Opus Meets Chariots of Fire
Aug 6 Why We Have a Problem with Cheaters, Sometimes
Aug 7 Eating French Fries, Jalapenos Before a Marathon
Aug 8 Never Lose Sight of Jesus. He is Everything!
Aug 9 What Separates Great Runners from Average Ones
Aug 12 Would You Rather Be an Employee or Self-Employed?
Aug 13 Can God Trust You?
Aug 14 Hallmark Movies and the Meaning of Love
Aug 15 One Thing We Desperately Need in Our Country
Aug 16 One Thing That Will Poison a Relationship Every Time
Aug 19 God’s Hope When Life is Out of Control
Aug 20 A Sailboat, A Storm and 3 Novice Sailors
Aug 21 A Word From My Roof: When Fear is a Good Thing
Aug 22 Why Do We Care So Much About What Others Think
Aug 23 A Story of Cliff Diving and Facing Your Fears
Aug 26 The Part of Psalm 23 that is NOT Comforting
Aug 27 When Psalm 23 Meets the Lord’s Prayer, Something Amazing Happens
Aug 28 When You’re Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired
Aug 29 The Danger of Flying Without Instruments…In Life
Aug 30 Why Today is the Hardest Day of the Year in the NFL
Sept 2 My Dad and I Talk About the Changing Seasons of Life
Sept 3 Duct Tape, Coca Cola and How To Make Everything Better
Sept 4 Look Out for Number Two
Sept 5 The Mistake of Not Looking Out for Yourself
Sept 6 What is the Real Cause of Poverty?
Sept 9 Flash Floods and What It Means to Repent
Sept 10 The Closest God Comes to Giving Up On Us
Sept 11 Discovering the Way that God Speaks to You
Sept 12 God Is Speaking Far More Often Than We Realize
Sept 13 Stop Trying to Pray Like Other People Do
Sept 16 All I Want to Have Is My Peace of Mind
Sept 17 There Is No Easy Button for Peace of Mind
Sept 18 Give Peace of Mind a Chance
Sept 19 Peace of Mind Is a Way of Life
Sept 20 The Unspeakable Ache When Peace of Mind Can’t Be Found
Sept 23 God as Trinity…and Other Vital Things I Don’t Understand
Sept 24 The God Who Waits for Us, Seeks for Us, and Dies for Us
Sept 25 Blessed Are Those Who Meet Jesus…In Your Own Words
Sept 26 What’s the Greatest Gift God Has Ever Given to Us?
Sept 27 Charles Barkley, Role Models & Why Choices Matter
Sept 30 Just How Honest Can You Be With God?
Oct 1 Jesus on the Danger of Praying in Public
Oct 2 Help Me List Things God Wants Us to Do Daily
Oct 3 Proverbs Are Powerful But They Aren’t Always Promises
Oct 4 Could You Be Guilty of Prayer Abuse?
Oct 7 Why I Cried in a Church Service Yesterday
Oct 8 Why God Won’t Give You Everything You Ask For
Oct 9 Why We’d Miss God If He Showed Up in Person
Oct 10 The Hardest Part of Following Jesus
Oct 11 Stop Acting Like an Adult
Oct 14 The One Prayer You Hope God Won’t Answer
Oct 15 The Kind of People God Kisses
Oct 16 You Are Precious But There’s a Catch
Oct 17 95-Year Olds List What They Wish They’d Done Differently
Oct 18 That Dream Where You’re Wearing No Clothes
Oct 21 What Is Not Ideal About My Facebook Videos
Oct 22 What If You’re Aiming for the Wrong Thing?
Oct 23 The Struggle I Have With Taking a Vacation
Oct 24 Don’t Let a Mistake Define You
Oct 25 Chicago & Why It’s Hard for me to Say I’m Sorry
Oct 28 How We Ended up Buying a House for Under 10K
Oct 29 The True Story You Just Won’t Believe
Oct 30 Jim Croce was Right. You’ve Got A Name
Oct 31 How a Piece of Paper Can Dominate Your Life
Nov 1 That Unbelievable Treasure at an Estate Sale
Nov 4 Pray It Forward…and Backward
Nov 5 The Beautiful Truth in Our Tears
Nov 6 That Group of People We Dare Not Forget
Nov 8 Work is a Good Thing…Or Is It?
Nov 9 A Small Thing That Alters Your Life In Ways You Don’t See
Nov 11 A Soccer Story & Why You and I Need the Church
Nov 12 The World In Which My Grandkids Will Grow Up
Nov 13 The Path to Prosperity That No One Talks About
Nov 14 If You Think Heaven is Paradise, Think Again
Nov 15 Why Your Sin and Failure Can NEVER Separate You From Jesus
Nov 18 Is It Possible to Keep Your Anger from Erupting?
Nov 19 Why the Way of Jesus is Impossible to Stop
Nov 20 Sports, Weather, Work and Jesus
Nov 21 Among All Worldviews The Way of Jesus is the Only Love Story
Nov 22 Are You Supposed to Be a Christian Martyr?
Nov 25 Grace is Nearly Impossible to Believe…Even for Christians
Nov 26 Is God an App In Your Life or the Operating System
Nov 27 The Gift from My Parents That I Will Never Forget
Nov 28 Thanksgiving, Super Glue and Anxiety
Nov 29 Why Its A Mistake to Insist That God Should Be Fair
Dec 2 What to Do With The Tiny Bit of Control You Have
Dec 3 Imagine What John Lennon’s Song Got Right
Dec 4 Discovering Your Primary Way of Relating to God
Dec 5 The God Question That Surfaces When Good People Die (Remembering Art Leslie)
Dec 6 Do You Have the Christmas Spirit…and What is That Anyway?
Dec 9 The Way of Jesus, the Atkin’s Diet and Making Disciples
Dec 10 The Advent of Television, iPhones and Jesus
Dec 11 The Story of Christmas I Still Struggle to Believe
Dec 12 The Hope While You’re Waiting for God to Show Up
Dec 13 The Most Important Question Jesus Will Ever Ask You
Dec 16 Who Was Present at Your Birth and Why the Manger Matters
Dec 17 God Needs to Hire a New Public Relations Director
Dec 18 Prosperity is More a Curse than a Blessing
Dec 19 Stop Trying to Please God
Dec 20 When We Play the Comparison Game, Everyone Loses
Dec 23 The Shocking Christmas Image That is Core to the Way of Jesus
Dec 24 Christmas Eve Questions for Grown-Up Kids
Dec 25 Last Christmas…When You’ve Only Got 100 Years to Live
Dec 26 The Terror and Tenderness of God
Dec 27 The New England Patriots & What Would Jesus Do
Dec 30 Politics & The Crazy Story of Satan Tempting Jesus
Dec 31 Motives & Why My Brother Got Pulled Over for Not Speeding
Jan 1 Downton Abbey and My Struggle with the Word Worship
Jan 2 Sheep Aren’t Stupid But They Have a Fatal Flaw, Just Like You Do
Jan 3 Don Larsen Died, And There’s Only One Reason Why We Know Him
Jan 6 If You Don’t Feel Close to God, What’s Wrong?
Jan 7 Why Do I Feel Like Such a Failure?
Jan 8 What is the Scariest Word in the Bible?
Jan 9 For Those Who Are Already Weary in 2020
Jan 10 Tiger Woods & Why You Need Lonely Places in 2020
Jan 13 Untouchables In Your City: Will You Let Jesus Touch Them?
Jan 14 What to Do When Someone Asks for a Handout?
Jan 15 When Mindless Entertainment is a Good Thing… And When It Isn’t
Jan 16 Are Christians More Like Doctors, Teachers, or First Responders?
Jan 17 The Way of Jesus & The Kid Who Stole My Laptop
Jan 20 Unlearning is So Much Harder than Learning
Jan 21 Bless the Lord O My Soul: Can We Encourage God?
Jan 22 How Math Can Help Us Understand the Way of Jesus
Jan 23 What If We’ve Made Evangelism Too Complicated?
Jan 24 Don’t Give Up On God When He Fails You