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...

My Father, My Father
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My Father, My Father

The impact we leave on this earth is often measured by what we are passing on to the next generation. Each of us has a purpose in this life, but the assignments God gives us to fulfill that purpose are not always easy. The Prophet Elijah had the huge responsibility of overseeing Israel and before...

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Too Much on the Table

Do you ever feel like you’re not getting what you think you deserve out of life? We know that the Bible says to simply “ask and receive,” so, what are we doing wrong? Could it be that we’re keeping ourselves from God’s best because we are putting Him in a box? We may not realize...

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Hair, Hair, Hair!

Hair gets a lot of commercial time on almost every TV program we watch. Whether it’s a drama, a rom-com, a game show or a football game, there are a lot of ads related to hair. We color it, we wash it, we style it, we cut it and we extend it. And some of...