Sit Among Your Weeds

Today I start with a confession: I’ve been struggling. Weeds are the straw that broke the camel’s (my) back, so to speak. The last little burden that became unbearable. But from my weeds emerged a transformative message from God… Continue reading

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Consider My Bluebonnets

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…” Continue reading

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Which Way Did He Go?

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. Continue reading

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Who is Jesus?

Around the world, people today are laying down their lives to talk about Jesus. Who is He? Continue reading

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What Happens To Us When We Die?

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. Continue reading

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Your Life Story in 6 Words

Ernest Hemingway’s shortest story- “For sale: Baby shoes. Never worn.” Wow! In 6 words can you spark hope? Yes! Tell us your 6 word story! Continue reading

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On the Road to New Beginnings

No matter where we’ve been, no matter where we are, we all can experience the joy and richness of new life! I’m living proof. Continue reading

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This Changes Everything!

We’re stuck. In past hurts, loneliness, dead relationships, debt, no hope… But don’t despair, there’s something that changes everything! Continue reading

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Who is God?

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. Continue reading

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When the Road Gets Tough

Keep moving forward! We can’t let fear, doubt, or any other feelings hold us in bondage. We are survivors, given strength to overcome. Continue reading

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3 Remedies for Spiritual Dehydration

Ever feel wilted, like you’re thirsting for more in life? We get weary and need renewal. But we can’t quench our soul-deep thirsts by ourselves. Continue reading

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What is Saving Faith?

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? Continue reading

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Which Way Did He Go?

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. Continue reading

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Who is Jesus?

We don’t think about ancients like Caesar or Alexander the Great. Yet people today are laying down their lives to talk about Jesus. Who is He? Continue reading

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What Happens To Us When We Die?

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. Continue reading

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Your Life Story in Six Words

Ernest Hemingway’s legendary shortest story “For sale: Baby shoes. Never worn.” Sad and emotional. What if in six words you could spark hope in someone’s life? Continue reading

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On the Road to New Beginnings

No matter where you’ve been, no matter where you are, know that you too can experience the fullness of new life! I’m living proof. Continue reading

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This Changes Everything!

We’re stuck. In real life, past hurts, loneliness, dead relationships, debt, depression… But don’t despair, there’s something that changes everything! Continue reading

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Who is God to You?

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. Continue reading

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When the Road Gets Tough

Keep moving forward. We can’t let fear, doubt, or any other feelings keep us in bondage. By nature, we are survivors. We’ve been given strength to overcome. Continue reading

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3 Remedies for Spiritual Dehydration

Ever feel wilted, like you’re thirsting for something more in life? We get weary and need renewal. But we can’t quench our soul-deep thirsts by ourselves. Continue reading

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The Last Big Gift

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? Continue reading

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Favorite Christmas Cards

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. Continue reading

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Front Row Parking and Other Needs

It may seem odd to pray for things as trivial as parking, but why not? God can part the seas and raise the dead back to life. Certainly He can provide parking. Continue reading

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Who Are You Following?

When we follow someone, we do what they do. We go where they go. And we’ll end up like them. Who are you following? Where are they now? Where can they take you? Continue reading

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It’s How We Finish That Matters

When we trust God to train us and sustain us, He will transform us from the inside out. We’ll never be the same again. We will rise above real life to victory. Continue reading

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Fabulous or Foolish?

Some people think faith is foolish because they can’t understand it. Before I knew Jesus, I thought people who talked about Him were crazy. Truly loco! Continue reading

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Walking, Running, Rushing Through Life

I have a hard time finding time to be leisurely about anything. Jesus never rushed. He never ran ahead. He never said, “I don’t have time for you right now.” Continue reading

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When “Doing” Leaves Us Empty

We tend to stress out when pressure’s on. We run ourselves into the ground by “doing”. Then we’re too empty to share meaningful time with those we love. Continue reading

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The Beauty of Baptism–Our New Threads

Have you ever seen someone get baptized? What does it mean? I’ve watched baptisms at various churches and each one is different. Some baptize babies and others baptize people who have accepted Jesus as their Lord and Savior. Some baptize

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Memories of the Holy Land

Have you ever wondered what it would have been like to live back in the day of Moses or Jesus? Besides thinking it would be hard to not shower or to wear cute shoes in the sand, imagine if we

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We Can’t Lose Our Citizenship

What comes to mind when you think of “citizenship”? I think of our country and the freedoms that we have. How blessed we are to be American. The song that comes to mind is Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the USA” and the

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Passport to Heaven

What’s the number one city you’ve never been to but you’d like to visit? There are so many on my list, but if I had to narrow it down to just one I think I’d pick Prague in the Czech

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On the Road to New Beginnings

What road are you traveling today? Not literally, as in what highway or shortcut will you take today. But in real life. Where do you see yourself heading? Sometimes that’s an easy question. We know exactly where we are and

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What To Do When Jesus Is Coming

What do you do to get ready when a guest is coming to visit? It probably depends on who they are and how long they’re staying. If they’re someone important that we’re trying to impress, the vacuum comes out, counters

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