As I’ve talked to people who regularly consume the Word, they speak often about how the Word guides them, how it illuminates their path, how it helps them know which way to go. I think of the verse in Psalm 119 that says “Your Word is a lamp to my feet and a light to…

9 How can a young person stay on the path of purity? By living according to your word. 10 I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands. 11 I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you. 12 Praise be to you, Lord; teach me your decrees. 13 With my lips I recount all the laws…

The Word of God is vital to you, like a loaf of bread to a starving person, because words shape your reality. For proof, go back and read Genesis 1. How did God create the universe? With words. “Let there be light,” and there was light. Even today, words continue to shape reality. One of the…

Information without application becomes stagnation. If you’re ready to stop merely agreeing with the Bible and start putting it into practice, here are four steps in the right direction: 1). Get in the Word everyday. That should be self-explanatory, and we all would say this is important, but less than half of us actually read…

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Josh Daffern

Born and raised in California, Josh graduated college from California Baptist University and spent two years as a missionary in Africa before coming back to America and finding the love of his life (Robin). Josh graduated from New Orleans Seminary with a Masters of Divinity and a Doctor of Ministry. Josh has been involved in full-time ministry for over twenty years. He enjoys hiking, beach volleyball, reading, playing anything competitive, and rough-housing with his kids. Josh, his gorgeous wife Robin, his outrageously handsome boys Zeke, Shepherd and Lincoln and his princess Elle, live in northern Virginia. Josh also blogs on Patheos as New Wineskins: an Apologist for the Modern Church and you can find links to all his content on joshdaffern.com. Enjoy the blog!

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