From Pain to Passion—Taking the First Step

The last place I wanted to be was at church. My eyes were swollen almost shut from crying. My body ached from a physically demanding weekend: ...

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Are you embracing your freedom?

I'm not talking about celebrating the freedom of living in the USA. We're pretty good at that. It's especially easy this time of year with ...

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BEING DIFFERENT

Today we see many parents working hard to ensure their children fit in with their peers—spending beyond their means to provide the latest fashions and ...

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The Object of Jealousy

Sometimes reading the Bible raises questions. For instance, we are warned in Scripture to avoid jealousy and envy—it is “rottenness to the bones” (Proverbs 14:30)—and ...

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How to Actually Experience the Hope You Have in Christ

Did you know that as a believer in Christ you possess all the hope you need in order to get through this life?  

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With God All Things Are Possible

When was the last time you were just barely holding on to hope?  In the darkest of circumstances, hope is what we cling to - ...

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Becoming Real

While driving to work today, my attitude wasn’t so great. More often than not, I’m a bit like Tigger from Winnie-the-Pooh, but today I felt like ...

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A Place to Unload

This thing called life is an awfully long journey. For some, it seems an endless trip, filled with thankless responsibilities and relentless tasks, disappointments and ...

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1 PETER 4:8

Here’s the truth – loving others is challenging. God designed it that way. Love, as He defines it, is meant to be a powerful witness ...

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Summer Filled Memories

Aren’t old photo’s great? We have albums and boxes of them in storage at our house and I can spend hours looking at all of them. ...

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What Are You Looking At?

Sometimes when people stare at us, that question goes through our mind; other times it may come out of our mouth! Maybe we feel imperfect, ...

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Ten Ways to Love Like God Loves

We talk a lot about love but know less about it today than any generation since the time of Christ. It’s amazing how the word ...

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Faith and NASCAR

Our faith and NASCAR – ok, this may seem like a stretch, but hang with me here a minute.  There really is a point to this.  ...

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When Storms Rage

The waves crashed over the boat's hull as the storm threatened to capsize it. Water soaked the disciples, and their cold fear matched their cold ...

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Spoiler Alert

You may or may not have heard about it, but a little known movie called “Avengers: End Game” came out recently. I don’t know that I ever ...

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Three Words That Changed Everything

When he had received the drink, Jesus said, "It is finished." With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit (John 19:30). A ...

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