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True Repentance

“Repentance” is one of those Christian buzzwords we hear thrown around often in church circles; however, we may not fully appreciate what it means to repent. Countless times, in both the Old and New Testaments, God calls His people to turn from their wicked ways, their sins, and “repent.”

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?...

When God Rights Our Wrongs
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When God Rights Our Wrongs

Have you ever had to remind yourself of the age-old saying, “everybody makes mistakes”? Though it can help us feel better, brushing off our mistakes isn’t always an option. When faced with the consequences of certain mistakes, it is easy to wallow in guilt and the fact that nothing can undo what we did. In...

You May Be at the Bottom, but God Will Pull You Up!
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You May Be at the Bottom, but God Will Pull You Up!

Rock bottom is a common term we’ve all used to describe a stage in life that we all hope to avoid. It’s a place where everything seems wrong, nothing is going your way, and it feels like things just couldn’t get any worse. Maybe you’ve been before, or maybe you are there now. Your rock...

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What Spirit?

Faith is not just an abstract theological concept. It is a powerful gift and the constant connection between us and God. At times, God gives us supernatural faith that goes beyond the simple decision to trust in Him…the kind of faith that can move mountains or stop the sun in its tracks ––The Gift of...

A Trumpet, A Pitcher, And A Torch
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A Trumpet, A Pitcher, And A Torch

Too often, when we find ourselves in uncomfortable situations, our first instinct is to blame the devil. The thing is, more often than not, our own stubbornness and disobedience are the root of our problems. In the book of Judges, the children of Israel found themselves at the mercy of their enemies because of their...

Entertaining Strangers
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Entertaining Strangers

Are you in need of a breakthrough? In your life, there’s going to be pain and discomfort. In your life, there is going to be inconvenience, but Jesus didn’t take the cross for Himself. He didn’t need a Redeemer. We did! And when bad things come to pass, there is One who can deliver us,...

Peace in the Midst of My Mess
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Peace in the Midst of My Mess

What do you say or do when you’re at the end of your rope? In Mark 5, Jesus heals a woman and the 12-year old daughter of the synagogue leader, Jairus. We see many miracles throughout the New Testament, but these accounts are powerful for many reasons. First and foremost, both Jairus and the woman...