There’s a lot of fear pushing us around lately. It’s the enemy’s way of controlling us. Keeping our focus off God and his greatness. Making us believe that God doesn’t mean what he says when he tells us he loves us and has good plans for our future. God doesn’t intend to harm us. I … More Are You Afraid?
“God wants us to wait on Him and remain patient in the face of obstacles and impossible odds. But we want to hit the fast-forward button and jump to the healing, the miracle, the promise.” (author unknown) We’ve been in a long season of waiting. But I’m kind of a task/result oriented person, and my … More Wait for the View
Every day we each have hundreds of choices to make. Some minor decisions we make without much thought. What will I wear or eat? Where should I park my car? The blue plastic cup or glass? Other choices affect us in bigger ways. Should I spend the extra money for a new phone? Are we … More Life Choices
Have you ever wondered if you could hear from God how that might change things in your life? Maybe you’ve listened to people who say “I heard God say…” and thought they were deluded, misguided, bragging, or fanatical? Who actually hears God? Everyone. Yep. You read that correctly. Everyone can hear God. Because he speaks … More What If You Could Hear God?
HOPE. Life will never look exactly the same again. This season in our world has been one of: fear uncertainty questions opinions contradictions frustrations accusations loss grief weariness isolation and excitement. Wait. What was that last word? Excitement? How can anyone be excited in this season? Because in the midst of all this, God’s plans … More What the World Needs Now
Isolate – to set or place apart; detach or separate so as to be alone. We may have to be isolated, but we don’t have to think of it as isolation. With technology, we can still connect with friends and family. We aren’t alone. When we go take walks or a drive in our 1991 … More Isolation or Hibernation?
I love that everyone is connecting so much on social media, through webinars, and email. We were created for community. After all, when God created us, he said “Let us make man in our image.” He was God in three persons: God the Father, Jesus God’s Son, and the Holy Spirit so why wouldn’t he/they … More Is It Too Soon?
Everyone has their own perspective… (Sara) Snippets of memories flashed. Bedroom exploits that had left her in tears. Rude comments and innuendos that confused her. And Brad’s many disappearances without explanation over the past six years of their marriage. Too numerous in these last few months to count anymore. They bombarded her with a sudden … More The Many Sides of Tragedy
What do you see when you look at the picture on the left? Animal? Zombie? Evil monster? Seems a little scary, right? Below is the actual picture. The bigger picture. The reality. When we look at something so close that everything around it fades out, all we see is a distorted view of reality. … More What Do You See?
Maybe you’ve never really thought about that question. Or maybe you shake your fist at him daily. Perhaps you’ve had a loss or tragedy occur in your life, and you can’t reconcile the idea that a loving, all powerful God could allow something so horrific. You’re not alone. I’ve never met anyone who didn’t at … More Are You Angry at God?