Over the past several weeks, we have had several prayer requests at the church that have testified to the reality we live in today. It’s a reality that has been brought on by the circumstances of the world that have caused separation from other… Continue Reading “The Joy of Healthy Relationships Through Christ”
While we face many challenges, we have also had the privilege of experiencing opportunities to recognize God‘s faithfulness, love, grace, and provision. How do we become better at recognizing the good things that God is doing in our lives? How do we find joy amid anxiety, fear, and sadness?
Each year during this vacation, I have always taken time to internally reflect on the past and begin preparations for a new year. Focusing on those things that are a part of my own personal journey that I can direct and leaving the rest to the Lord. My personal…
When I began pastoring my first church, I remember visiting with people around town, inquiring about the church that they were a part of. While there were many who gave various responses to my questions….
God offers his compassion to those who realize their deepest need of Him. He cares for us with a heart of concern and mercy. “The LORD, the LORD, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness, Exodus… Continue Reading “God’s Gracious Care for Us!”
In our pursuit of happiness, are we pursuing the right things?
Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, (James 1:2 (ESV)). When faced with the difficulties life throws at us it is easy to turn to a natural response of anger, discouragement, confusion, despair or a combination of all… Continue Reading “A Minute Devotional–James 1.2”
If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. (James 1:5 (ESV)) When we face difficult challenges, trials, or even life in general, we need assistance to help us navigate… Continue Reading “A Minute Devotional–James 1.5”