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Credit Where Credit Is Due

Have you ever completed a huge project where you poured your blood, sweat, and tears into it, only to see someone else take the credit? How did you feel? What thoughts came to mind? What actions did you take? Can you imagine how God feels when someone steals the credit for something that He has...

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How big is your God?

Have you ever wondered what life may be like for a person who is colorblind? Living in such a colorful world, but only being able to see reds and greens as grey or beige, and the vibrancy of other colors muted and dulled. It’s all they have ever known, but with today’s technology, there’s hope....

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Twice As Much

If you’re like me, at the end of every week, you can look back and see every place you were tested. We wish we could say that we passed each one with flying colors, but that’s hardly the case. Problems are inevitable and you may feel like you won’t get through them when they arise,...

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Remember and Rejoice!

When we’re first given a great gift, we take special care of it and use it wisely. It brings us joy, but over time, we may get a little casual with it and not necessarily cherish it anymore. Sometimes, God’s presence, which is the most important gift we could ever receive, is taken for granted....

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Nothing To Lose, Everything To Gain

Do you ever feel like your life is more of a hamster wheel than a journey… just racking up mileage, but never really gaining ground? Let me tell you, this does not have to be your destiny! There’s a bigger and better way to live! In 2 Kings: 6-7, we see the land of Samaria...

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The Battlefield

Where do you turn when problems arise in your life? You may have many talents, resources, or even a supportive personal network as your foundation for success, but none of these can ever replace the single most powerful weapon we possess: PRAYER. In 2 Kings, chapter 19, we witness the power God gives each of...

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Trusting Through Every Storm

What’s your knee-jerk reaction when problems arise in your life? It’s a sad truth that even in our most frightening circumstances, we exhaust our own strength before ever exercising our faith. Sure, God gives us the tools we need to tackle, or even, prevent many of life’s problems. But, when the odds against us are...

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Take a Walk In Her Shoes, Part 2

Have you ever looked back at the hardest times in your life and wondered how you made it out alive? At the time, you might not have realized it, but all along, God was working behind the scenes in your life for your good! In last week’s blog, we discussed how Naomi had found herself...

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Take a Walk In Her Shoes, Part 1

Have you ever taken a leap of faith in life only to find yourself without a parachute? Major changes in career, location, or even relationships made on a whim can seem favorable but turn out disastrous. We’ve all heard the phrase, “fortune favors the bold,” but often what was meant to be an improvement leaves...

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Despite Her Worst

Every day, we are surrounded by advertisements, reality shows, TV commercials, and even self-help guides that are dedicated to telling us who we should be. Consequently, the value that we place on ourselves is largely based on what others think of us! Here’s the reality: you were made in God’s image and His opinion is...