Devotionals by Matthew Laney

Devotionals by Matthew Laney

Dinner for Trespassers

Matt Laney

For my twenty-sixth birthday, my wife (of two weeks) got us both arrested.


1%

Matt Laney

Once there was a man who had everything money could buy: an opulent seaside mansion with an infinity pool, servants, a ten-car garage, helicopter, you name it.


The Gate of Heaven

Matt Laney

John Phillip Newell shares a rabbi's insight on Moses and the burning bush. 


Subversive

Matt Laney

Years ago, newly-minted from seminary and serving my first church, I preached a fiery sermon on the counter-cultural ministry of Jesus.


No Condemnation

Matt Laney

A woman's son committed suicide following decades of hard living that caused deep pain to himself and others.


Don't Hide

Matt Laney

Have you ever knocked on someone's door and hoped they wouldn't answer?


Savior

Matt Laney

This "savior" stuff doesn't come naturally to our contemporary, self-reliant, "can-do" culture. 


You Too

Matt Laney

I was not a model student in my younger years.


Stoned

Matt Laney

The good news is, stones and stoners don't have the last word.


Lobster Bisque in a Paper Cup

Matt Laney

When Paul describes us as "earthen vessels" in the verse above, he doesn't use the word for "good china." He's talking about ordinary, everyday dishes.