Strive for Peace

Proverbs 20:3 NIV, “It is to one's honor to avoid strife, but every fool is quick to quarrel.” It is honorable in God’s sight to avoid strife and strive for peace; as God’s Word says, “blessed are the peacemakers” (Matthew 5:9). Taking time to pray and think before we speak and act will help us … Continue reading Strive for Peace

Gaze Upon God’s Faithfulness

Psalm 19:1-2 NIV, “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal knowledge.” It is always exciting to me when I have the opportunity to gaze up at the sky and experience the awe of God’s creation. … Continue reading Gaze Upon God’s Faithfulness

Partial Obedience Won’t Due

1 Kings 2:3, “Observe what the Lord your God requires: Walk in obedience to him, and keep his decrees and commands, his laws and regulations, as written in the Law of Moses. Do this so that you may prosper in all you do and wherever you go.” I was recently having a conversation with a … Continue reading Partial Obedience Won’t Due

Lead Like Jesus: Heart, Head, Hands, and Habits

Leading like Jesus involves our heart, head, hands, and habits. First, examining our hearts, gives us the opportunity to ask ourselves if we are serving God and others or just ourselves. In all we do, our motives should remain pure. Second, we examine our head. We take time to consider our beliefs and how those … Continue reading Lead Like Jesus: Heart, Head, Hands, and Habits

Remain Fixed On Jesus

1 Corinthians 4:13-18 (NIV) 13 It is written: “I believed; therefore I have spoken.” Since we have that same spirit of faith, we also believe and therefore speak, 14 because we know that the one who raised the Lord Jesus from the dead will also raise us with Jesus and present us with you to … Continue reading Remain Fixed On Jesus

Always Secure in Jesus

I pray that you are all settled into the new year, and that everything is going well for you. It has been busy for me between school and work, but I am thankful for all God has done and is doing. One of the greatest blessings that God has given to us is Himself. His … Continue reading Always Secure in Jesus

Merry Christmas to You!

It is unbelievable how fast this year has flown by, and as we all know, there have certainly been a variety of challenges, many of which we are still trying to navigate. But this verse brings us much comfort... John 16:33 NLT, “... Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take … Continue reading Merry Christmas to You!