• God Knows Just What You Need

    Show me your worries and I’ll show you your idols. Matt Gioia I’ll admit the first time I saw this quote I didn’t like it. Not because I disagree, but because it hit a little too close to home. I felt physically uncomfortable because I am a worrier. I tend to perseverate on things that […]

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  • Peace Beyond Understanding

    And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:7 Sometimes in life we find ourselves in situations that just don’t make sense. When life takes a turn we weren’t expecting like a sudden job loss, a broken relationship, or a loved one who […]

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  • A Prayer For You

    A prayer for you today…. Awesome God, you are good and just. You are Mighty to Save, you are Healer, Comforter and Father and Friend. Your Name brings light into every darkness. When we cannot discern how you are at work around us, give us faith to know and believe that you are in every […]

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  • Help When We’re Weary

    Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one can fathom. He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, […]

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  • The Steps of Your Soul

    Sit on the steps of your soul, in the deep place where nobody goes, and talk with Jesus. You can always go there, anytime, anyplace in the world.” Jill Briscoe If you never had a chance to hear Jill Briscoe speak, she has a knack for weaving a story like a comfy blanket and then […]

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  • Perfect Peace

    You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.” Isaiah 26:3 I don’t know about you, but when I wake up in the morning, my first thoughts are anything but peaceful. Like a rushing river, my mind is swirling with a million thoughts and worries–a financial crisis; a […]

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  • Running Together

    Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him […]

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  • Rejoicing in Trouble

    But let all those rejoice who put their trust in You; Let them ever shout for joy, because You defend them; Let those also who love Your name be joyful in You.” Psalm 5:11 Often in the Bible we see a juxtaposition between joy and trouble. They seem to come together. Sometimes we think joy […]

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  • Pirate or Princess?

    Did you know that September 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day? It all started back in the 90’s when a couple of fellas in Albany, Oregon would insult each other like pirates when they played racquetball together. So they declared this day “Talk Like a Pirate Day.” Not much later, comedian Dave Barry […]

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  • Treasure in Jars of Clay

    For God, who said, ‘Let light shine out of darkness,’ made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God’s glory displayed in the face of Christ. But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from […]

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