What the World Needs Now


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

He Chose You


For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame… Hebrews 12:2 Jesus thought of you and me when he chose to lay his life down. He thought of being with us as a joy. That’s how much he loves us. He didn’t want to be without us. So he endured the … More He Chose You

Sweet Hymns of Joy


For many this time of year isn’t a cheerful time. But JOY can still be found. As the song says, “…a weary world rejoices…” And today’s world is certainly weary, isn’t it? But it is an emotional weariness. A deep question of where is the good in all the bad. So for today’s post, I … More Sweet Hymns of Joy

What Is Joy?


2014 was a rough year. Continuing illness from our house with mold, landlord issues, lack of employment, moving across country, saying goodbye to friends and family, and then a job loss took its toll on our family. So when our pastor, Matt Keller, at Next Level Church here in lovely, balmy Florida began talking about … More What Is Joy?