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"The opposite of faith is not doubt, but certainty" - Anne Lamott We need to stop treating doubt  like it is the enemy of faith. Questions need to be asked by us to make faith our own. Doubt is not deadly to faith, but silence is. Pretending that we have to be certain about everything prevents us from asking [...]

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Fear, pain, loss, and the unknown can be overwhelming. There are times I feel like the world is crashing in on all sides; like there is no route of escape. Our natural response in those circumstances is to shut down, to close ourselves off. In these moments, these pivotal circumstances, we tend to do one [...]

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There are many tools that can help us in our journey of growth as a Christian. Daily devotionals are one of those tools. Devotionals have a great way of helping us bridge our culture to the culture we see in the Bible. Reading the Bible without commentary can cause us to scratch our heads sometimes, [...]

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One of most the important tools for women (and any Christian) to assist them in their walk with Jesus are daily devotionals. There are so many options out there that it can be quite overwhelming to choose one. With this post I will provide women with 3 great options for daily devotionals. What I love [...]

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Each of us have our own struggles and ways we stumble most often, but is it true that temptation is a sin? This question came up in my Life Group the other week and it is a very important topic to discuss. Does sin start the moment we are tempted? Scripture is quite clear that [...]

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Do you happen to be a chronic excuse maker? Maybe this video will inspire you to change... Question: What are some of your big buts?

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How many of you know someone who is so outspoken that they declare their opinion before their brain understands what's going on? I'm sure we all know at least one person...Or maybe that someone is you!? Being "outspoken" is one of the many characteristics used to describe Peter. On the way, Jesus told them, “All [...]

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If you live in the united states, our culture could be described in one word; "Consumerism". You cannot drive less than 5 minutes before you get bombarded with the call to "consume". In fact, many of us can't leave our own home without seeing a barrage of ads telling us we need something. Almost everything [...]

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Have you noticed how different the earth looks from a plane window? When we are on the earth without high ground, the surface of the earth curves out of our sight after several miles. But when we are in a plane, or on a mountain, we can see much more. In fact, on a clear [...]

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When you were a child, were you ever told to do something, and you didn't fully understand why? Like buckling your seat belt, taking medicine, or going to bed on time? The truth is, your parents understood the reasons for each of these things you needed to do, and they told you to do them [...]

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