Category Archives: Christian encouragement

Ever wonder what God is up to with what He’s allowing?

So much is going on in the world today is an understatement. The corona-virus, shutdowns, impeachments, riots/protests, elections, etc. It is difficult not to get caught up in all of it. With all this going on, we have to believe

Prayers for America!

America is hurting. Pandemics, racial inequalities, job loss, and political division have caused great suffering. We are called to be salt and light on the earth. As Christians, we can begin healing our land through prayer and action. Let us

When God Steps In!

Have you ever considered that some of the drama in your life could actually be God saving you from a more dangerous situation somewhere down the road? It occurred to me recently that since God knows the entire script of

Are you experiencing unanswered Prayers?

Sometimes we pray for a certain thing, believing it will truly be good for us, only to realize that God’s unanswered prayer was actually a blessing in disguise. I can relate to Garth Brooks’ famous song “Unanswered Prayers”: Sometimes I

Cling to the Psalms, if you’re going through it!

The Psalms are a treasure-trove of scriptural delight. In fact, many memorable worship songs are drawn from this part of the scripture. From Marty Nystrom’s “As the Dear” (Psalm 42) to Matt Redman’s “Better is one day” (Psalm 85), contemporary

1 New Years Resolution that will improve your year!

In December, nearly half of Americans make at least one resolution for the upcoming new year. A survey conducted by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion revealed the top 21 resolutions that Americans made for 2018. Those 21 resolutions

Fire YOUR Doubt & Your Worry, Use these 5 Scriptures! Get ready for 2021!

Worry and I have developed quite the friendship over the years. In 2019, I was diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder, a condition I had felt since middle school (when it developed), but never could name. Since that time, I’ve been

Are You Unhappy this Christmas?

The Christmas season is supposed to be the happiest time of year – at least according to popular culture. Carols like “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of Year” proclaim Christmas cheer, while advertisements show happy people enjoying seemingly perfect holidays.

The barren Christmas tree!

We would like to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas, and an even happier New Year. The day that we have all been waiting for is here, Christmas, the celebration of God’s one and only son Jesus Christ’s

Ever wonder why Christmas is important?

Christians celebrate Christmas, the day Christ was born on earth to Mary, the virgin mother. God doesn’t have to go to great lengths to show His vibrant brush strokes in the world and on our lives, yet He often does.

4 Ways God has shown up during the panademic!

You don't have to look too far to see people in every corner counting down to 2020 being over. Between the pandemic, racial injustice, political uncertainty, deaths of some of our favorite celebrities, and economic loss, we've all been affected

You’ll win if you don’t give up and quit!

In football when a player begins to score,what does the opposing team do?They assign  their best players to block him,tackle him,distract him,hinder him and keep that player from being able to cross the line to make a score!Because your life

4 Things the Old Testament Teaches about Suffering

Many people struggle and even suffer during the Christmas season. Physical maladies can be exacerbated by bad weather and the stresses of increased workload, heightened expectations, and disrupted schedules during the season. Relational issues with family members and friends can

Don’t give up on Your God given dreams!

God is a God of purpose and planning. There is good reason for everything that He does. The fact that you are here, alive and not dead, means that God has a plan for your life and a purpose for

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