No one feels like being thankful when they are hurting or facing adversity. Learning to be thankful when you don’t feel like it is a choice that ushers us into the presence of God and releases his power into our circumstances.Read More
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THE SHELTER OF GRACE: Turning away from sin and turning to God.
Regardless of where we live and what we face, regardless of how bad the situation around us looks to our natural eyes, the Grace of God flows downstream, and God is lavishly pouring it forth in abundant measure!Read More
A First Time: Finding comfort when we grieve.
Grief, as painful a season as it is, is a necessary part of our healing. To run from grief is to run from the very thing that can quell the pain of our loss.Read More
Our Kingdom vs. God’s Kingdom: Why we struggle to rule.
In grace, he patiently works with us until we finally understand that we are no longer slaves to sin but a friend of Jesus. His righteousness makes us righteous. His holiness makes us holy.Read More
How are you serving others this Christmas?
You may look around you and think, “I don’t have a lot to share.” Most of us don’t these days, friend. Often, the most precious and priceless gifts God asks us to share are those that encourage us to be brave and bold and come from the heart.Read More
The Squabble Affect: Avoiding family disagreements during the holidays.
This time of year can be stressful for some as we gather with family and friends. The holidays can lead to family friction or reopen old wounds.Read More
Intrusive Thoughts: God did not leave you defenseless.
Self-defeating and intrusive thoughts can be overwhelming at times. God did not leave you defenseless.Read More
More Than I Can Handle: When life feels overwhelming.
There is not enough spandex in the world to keep us together, hide our flaws, failures, tantrums, or the desperation we have for God’s love. And our Heavenly Father, knowing all that messy complicated stuff about you, will not ever separate you from His love.Read More
Submission and Admission: Looking at the Lord’s Prayer
Matthew 6:9-13 ESV, “Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver…Read More
Prayer is Not a Potion
6:9-13 ESV, “Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver…Read More