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Character Over Position

In 1 Samuel 30, we find the story of David and his men coming to Ziklag, only to find the city plundered and their families taken captive. David’s men, heartbroken, turn to blaming their leader for this misfortune. Until this point, David has responded to crisis by acting insane, going after others, and similar actions.

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One Little Song

In 1 Kings 18, we find the amazing story of Elijah and the prophets of Baal going head to head in making sacrifices to their respective gods. Elijah asks God’s people to choose whether they will be loyal to God or to Baal…unfortunately, before the sacrifices are made, no one in the crowd says a word.

All Valuable Diamonds must be Cut!
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All Valuable Diamonds must be Cut!

When you think of a diamond, value, perfection and beauty come to mind, but what about struggle and pressure? Too often, we focus on the beauty of certain results, but forget the process it takes to get there. Like the pressure a diamond endures, what if your challenges are meant to reveal your true beauty?...

I Am Betting On You
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I Am Betting On You

God is betting on you. When financial troubles, relationship strains, a wayward son or daughter, or poor health come into your life, every day can seem like a hopeless struggle. Yet, as Christians, we must remember that our days don’t give us hope… God does! So, no matter our circumstances, we can look to God...

I Am Betting on You
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I Am Betting on You

When you hit rock bottom, do you pursue God for deliverance or look to the world for all the answers? In I Samuel 30, David found himself in a tough situation. He was emotionally devastated because the city had been destroyed and all the women and children, along with His two wives,had been taken captive....