The Lent season has begun! Our church in New Orleans is doing several things together to help foster a time of intentional focus on the Lord, leading up to Easter. It’s always a spiritually refreshing time for me. Wherever you are in life, this is a great time to be intentional about refocusing and seekingContinue reading “It’s time to Refocus!”
Author Archives: Matthew Weaver
VIDEO – Life is Good When You Grieve
Vintage Church Sunday Worship Gathering: In this Sunday message, I’m joined by my friend Christi Hagans as we talk about the topic of grief and mourning. I give us four biblical truths about mourning and she shares some application from her own grief experience and as a counselor. It was a powerful time for ourContinue reading “VIDEO – Life is Good When You Grieve”
A Better Way to Live
When you take a step back and look around, you see a lot of pressure to blend in with the status quo, work your way up the ladder of approval and even make a great name for yourself. For many, that’s their ultimate aim in life. I’m not saying that success, great performance and achievements areContinue reading “A Better Way to Live”
PODCAST – Refocus Devotional!
Hey everyone! Last week, I had the opportunity to hop on our Vintage Church Podcast with Pastor Dustin to discuss the Refocus Devotional I recently wrote and published. I’m so excited for all the people that have already purchased the devotional and I hope it’s an encouragement to them. If you haven’t purchased it yetContinue reading “PODCAST – Refocus Devotional!”
Advent Devotional – Who’s Your King?
“Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” When Herod the kingContinue reading “Advent Devotional – Who’s Your King?”
Advent Devotional – Applying the Divine
“For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds.” 2 Corinthians 10:3-4 When God sent his Son to accomplish the work he did on our behalf, God was sending Himself. Therefore, divinityContinue reading “Advent Devotional – Applying the Divine”
VIDEO – Jesus is Divine!
Vintage Church Sunday Worship Gathering: In this Advent/Christmas sermon, I preach from John 1:1-18 about Jesus being divine!
Advent Devotional – Servanthood Matters
And Jesus called them to him and said to them, “You know that those who are considered rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them. But it shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant,and whoever would beContinue reading “Advent Devotional – Servanthood Matters”
Advent Devotional – Striving for Humility
“The greatest among you shall be your servant. Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.” Matthew 23:11–12 Jesus always has a way of telling us what we don’t want to hear, but we need to hear! In Matthew 23, Jesus was teaching to the crowds and his disciples. InContinue reading “Advent Devotional – Striving for Humility”
Do you need a Christmas gift idea?!
I have been so encouraged lately by the family and friends that have purchased the Refocus Devotional and I’m so thankful I was able to finish it and have it ready to share by the holiday season! If you’re like me, you may struggle to know what to get your close family or friends forContinue reading “Do you need a Christmas gift idea?!”