A study on Martha & Mary I’m not sure about you, but I’m the type that uses a “to-do-list” to get tasks completed. I find that my productivity increases during the day when I first make the time to write down what I need to accomplish. Also, there’s a highContinue Reading

It’s apparent that the world is changing. Looking back, before the catastrophes in our culture, the cases of COVID-19 and contentious politics that might be difficult to fathom, there was a time, oh so long ago, that these things were not on the forefront of our minds. Can you remember whatContinue Reading

Hope is powerful. When we have hope, we are placing a confident expectation of what God has promised to us. Our hope is founded on the Word of God and grounded on His faithfulness to keep His word. Hope, then, is akin to trust, placing a certainty that God willContinue Reading

In my prayer time with the Lord this week, I had a vision. The vision was this: I saw a huge tree that was encircled by pavement. It was clear that this tree could not grow any bigger and it had been that way for quite some time. Without warning,Continue Reading

I have compassion for all, for everything that I have created. I will take your case into account. I will see that matters are dealt with swiftly, for I am a God of justice. I know what is right and I see the motives of all men. Defending you isContinue Reading

The world is hurting. Hurting badly. In America, we’ve seen the massive protests take place with the horrific and inconceivable death of George Floyd. His life expired with the whole world watching – the knee of a white police officer pinning George’s neck as he gasps for air to exclaimContinue Reading

Fill in the blank: “Lord, give me ___________ !” Based on navigating through a Covid-19 environment, what would you put in that space? o   Would it be patience? o   Would it be peace? o   Would it be faith? While there are a variety of great answers to choose from (and we should notContinue Reading

It seemed like it was yesterday. I was now the youth director at my church, actually getting paid to do what I love – ministry! I couldn’t wait to begin – the dream that this could be a safe place for teenagers to know and experience God in a ChristianContinue Reading

You’re trapped. Being alone in a cold, dark cell is not where you thought you’d be. You don’t know how you ended up in here, but it’s obvious that there’s nowhere to go. The only place you can go to are the reminders of your failures and disappointments. In thisContinue Reading

It’s the terminology that has been frequently used to describe the current ‘stay-at-home’ lifestyle. While our previous ‘normal’ has been stripped and altered in a variety of ways, the ‘new normal’ attempts to define this uncertain season with “doing what you can” in the midst of restricted measures. It’s aContinue Reading