The God of Second Chances
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The God of Second Chances

Have you ever found yourself facing so many challenges, that you felt there was no way out? Perhaps, financial problems are weighing you down, or you’re overwhelmed by a strained relationship. Or maybe you’re carrying the heavy burden of regret from a past mistake. Well, I want to encourage you with this: whatever the problem...

Turn down Life’s Noise, Turn up God’s Voice
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Turn down Life’s Noise, Turn up God’s Voice

Sometimes, all we need to do in order to feel better is get a little rest, a little company, and some good food. In 1 Kings, Elijah receives a threatening message from Jezebel, wife of King Ahab, after Ahab recounts to her Elijah’s prophesies and miracles. She threatened to kill him and he ran away...

Are You Tired of Being Angry?
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Are You Tired of Being Angry?

Have you ever been so angry that you didn’t want to be around anyone…even your loved ones? I’ve been there. But, here’s what I know; when we let our negative emotions get the best of us, it will always lead to a more difficult situation! Thomas, one of Jesus’ closest friends and apostle, found out...

Is It Worth It?
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Is It Worth It?

Have you ever stepped into the unknown to do an important task and wondered if it would all be worth it? Maybe it’s befriending a neighbor, going into a new career, or taking a step to help somebody that you hardly know. Human nature tells us that we should be concerned about ourselves first in...

Plan B might be better than Plan A
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Plan B might be better than Plan A

Which is more important to you: good looks or a good heart? It’s not a trick question, and while most would answer a good heart, too often we choose otherwise. Even God’s prophet, Samuel, had trouble discerning those with a good heart until the Lord stepped in to have the final say. When the Lord...

Wishful Thinking
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Wishful Thinking

Do you ever wish you could win the lottery or become as famous as your favorite celebrity? Do you spend time daydreaming about how your life would be if just one or two of your circumstances were more like your neighbor’s? As the old saying goes, “Be careful what you wish for, it may come...

Smiling in the Midst of a Storm
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Smiling in the Midst of a Storm

Has God ever asked you to do something that you felt was too much to handle? As much as you wanted to respond the way Jesus did, you just couldn’t. The truth is, we can handle more than we think we can, we just have to exercise our faith!

Stop Hiding!
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Stop Hiding!

For athletes, the off season is the time to stay in shape for the playing season. To be successful, they must be conditioned for the stress and strain of competition. It’s essential. Jesus taught us in the gospels that it’s the same for us.

Kingdom Logic
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Kingdom Logic

What you believe about creation affects how you see yourself. From the beginning of the world, God’s invisible attributes have been clearly seen. Since the first sunrise and the following sunset, people have been able to see God’s work. Sometimes, we try to deny it, but the truth is God made everything and His greatest...

When Failure Becomes an Asset
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When Failure Becomes an Asset

We’ve all made mistakes. At some point in our lives, we’ve failed at something and many of us have beaten ourselves up about it. To make things worse, others around us have not let us forget the wrongs we’ve done. People will judge you based on your mistakes, but, as believers, we shouldn’t fall victim...