Bluebonnets are to Texas what tulips are to Holland, azaleas are to Augusta, and cherry blossoms are to Washington DC. But what makes bluebonnets so remarkable is that they’re WILD. These words came to mind: “Consider how the wildflowers grow…”
Whether our requests are big or small, at some point we all wonder if God hears us. Does the Creator of the universe care about our prayers for a new job, loneliness, a persistent cough, or help paying bills? In a word: Yes! Not only does He care, He promises so much more.
We can’t focus on both Jesus AND circumstances. It’s impossible! If we choose to focus on circumstances, suddenly it’s as if Jesus is gone.
When was the last time you had everything you wanted? Splurge to lift your spirits. Save for something big. What is enough, really?
Have you lost something you loved and couldn’t replace? Favorite things are too precious to easily let go. That’s how God feels about you.
Until recently, I never realized how many love notes God sends us every day. He speaks. We have to be ready to look and listen.
“Everything happens for a reason” suggests there can be a good twist. Even terror, murder & abuse? No! Not everything is good or from God.
Many of us aren’t sure what’s next when we die, so we don’t think about it. But in a crazy world like ours, people are starting to wonder.
When we die there will be 2 numbers: the date we were born & the date we died. Neither matters as much as the dash––our life––in between.
A healthy church community is for people like you and me – who want to turn from the brokenness of our past as we walk forward to new life.
We have our own thoughts about God. But it’s hard to think about having a daily relationship with the Almighty God. He wants that to change.
Does God care? If the creator of the universe is busy with wars, famine, asteroids, floods and tragedies, how can He have time for us?
The first step to believing God loves you is to understand why He loves you. That’s where transformed lives begin.
We may not be where we want to be or thought we’d be. How can we make the most of new opportunities? Here are 3 steps toward good life.
Whether the holidays were exciting or hard, we can be in the pits as a new year dawns. Here’s where we can find encouragement.
We want to believe there’s a purpose in life and we hope there’s a heaven. But we’re skeptical about religion. How can we know what’s true?
Many of us go through life feeling alone and empty because we never found that elusive “one”. God also is in search of the “one”. But God’s “one” is different.
The lies of childhood become the mountains and wounds of adulthood. Many of us still believe them. They prevent us from moving forward, but we can move them.
I was honored to guest blog in Remade Ministries’ “Faith Over Fear” series (#justdoitafraid). God can remake anyone…
It’s impossible to focus on both Jesus AND circumstances. We have to pick one or the other. And if we choose to focus on circumstances, suddenly it’s as if Jesus is gone.
When was the last time you had everything you wanted? Spend a little here. Save for something big. Splurge to lift your spirits. Really, what is enough?
Have you ever lost something you really liked and couldn’t replace? Favorite things are too precious to easily let go.
Until recently, I never realized how many love notes God sends us every day. He speaks to us regularly in various ways. We have to be ready to look and listen.
Saying everything has reason suggests everything has a good twist. Even terror, murder and abuse. Everything is NOT good and everything is NOT from God.
We don’t like to think about dying because most of us aren’t sure what’s next. But with the recent devastation and loss of lives, people are starting to wonder.
When we die, there will be two numbers on our headstone: the date we were born and the date we died. Neither number matters as much as the dash in between.
Church is for those seeking truth on the journey of life. It’s for people like me who want to turn from the brokenness of our past and walk forward to new life.
Everyone has their own thoughts about God. But many of us don’t think about having a personal, daily relationship with the Almighty. God wants that to change.
Ever wonder if God cares? If He’s creator of the universe and busy dealing with wars, famine, asteroids, floods and tragedies, how can He have time for us?
Our lives will transform if we embrace God’s love and grow our relationship with Him. The first step to believing God’s love is to understand why He loves us.
It’s hard to get out of the pits, especially if we’re trying to do it alone. But we can find encouragement to help us rise above our real life circumstances.
At Christmas we’re like kids again hoping for that one special present. Eyeing the boxes. Noticing there’s one over in the corner. It’s big. Is that for us?
As we go through the 12 days of Christmas, let’s remember what we’re celebrating. New life. New hope. A new relationship with God. Our True Love gave us a gift.
In the happy moments, praise God. In the difficult moments, seek God. In the quiet moments, trust God. In every moment, thank God. God is part of our real life.
My mom was an alcoholic and I was taken away from her. My uncle and adopted mom abused me. I felt trapped and was told I was stupid. Now my life has changed.