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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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"For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.” - Luke 19:10

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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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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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Happy Mother's Day to all you mom's out there! I spent quite some time looking at all the different cards this weekend. Now, is it just me, or do you always end up picking the first good card you read, even after looking another 10 minutes!? Anyways, there are so many things we can learn [...]

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When you grow up in the church, like I did, you become familiar with the wonderful stories of the bible. But there was one huge thing that I overlooked for years…and when it finally stuck, it changed my life forever: God thinks about me...not only that; God deeply loves and wants a relationship with ME. [...]

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A few years ago, I was having a difficult time letting go of some of my sins. While I was praying, God showed me a vision: I was out in my church parking lot, but I wasn’t alone. What stood before me was a large magnet. But not just any magnet, this one was in the [...]

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The Bible is full of passages that tell us how our attitudes should be. One of my favorites has to be in Philippians 2. This passage gives us the best example; the attitude of Christ. Philippians 2:3-8 "Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each [...]

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Ephesians 2:8-9 "For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith–and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God– not by works, so that no one can boast." This is a good scripture to remind ourselves to keep our hearts in check. If we keep this in our hearts, we should [...]

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The righteous will live by his faith— Habakkuk 2:4b This is a scripture I try to live by each day. I actually keep this scripture as a bookmark in my devotional so I will see it often. It is simple; if we are righteous, we will live by our faith. I encourage you today to [...]

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