I remember some years ago, I was waiting on God to supply my need for employment. They had altar call at church, so I went down for prayer. I told the elder my situation, and this is the verse she gave me... 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 NIV, “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; … Continue reading Rejoice, Pray, and Give Thanks
Lamentations 3:22-23 NLT, “The faithful love of the LORD never ends! His mercies never cease. Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning.” So many mornings I have remembered this verse and felt joy. The mercy of Jesus is new every morning. Everyday He gives us a fresh start. Even when we fall … Continue reading New Day, New Mercy
This past weekend, I visited the library with my daughter. While I was there, I ended up getting into a conversation with one of the library aides. She began to tell me about her brother, who committed suicide just three years ago. Before taking his own life, he also took the life of his daughter. … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness: Being Sensitive to Others
I was out walking yesterday morning and I was thinking about faith. I was thinking specifically about the rest of this year. I guess like many of you, there are things I am believing God for. Even though I don’t yet have all the details of how things will work out, I’m learning to leave … Continue reading Thinking About Faith
After writing “Our God is the God of Abundance” yesterday, I kept thinking about God’s timing. I thought about how although we know God is sovereign over all things (Colossians 1:16), we must still wait for His plans to unfold. Knowing that God is an abundant God with unlimited resources, it can be a struggle … Continue reading Trust God’s Perfect Timing
"I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing." (John 15:5, NIV) J E S U S. He is the Source that gives us life. When we are connected to Him, we bear fruit. Fruit … Continue reading Stay Connected to the True Vine: Prayer
Have you ever gone through those times where you wondered what God is up to? Those times where you wished you had more information about how God is working in your life. He does reveal things to us, but only in His timing. Of course waiting on His timing is the hard part, because our … Continue reading Ever Wondered What God Is Up To?