Category Archives: Christian encouragement

If You’re Asking God For Anything, Are You Using What He Gave You?

I was walking on the gravel road near our home this morning with our dog, Rhema, and I was praying Ephesians 1 and 3 as I do daily. First I pray it over myself; like an oxygen mask, I put

God is still at work during COVID-19!

It’s still so hard for me to wrap my mind around the reality that COVID-19 has flipped our world upside down. Living in California, we are watching the restrictions on daily life grow tighter and tighter. It seems unreal, like

God wants to invite you to work with Him to get to your promised land!

You may have already discovered that one of the paradoxes of your walk with God’s gifts is that often they require huge amounts of work on your part. After God delivered the Israelites from the Egyptians, the Lord led them

Happy Mother’s Day!

We'd like to take this opportunity to wish all mother's a happy Mother's day! We'd like to thank you for being you and thank you for all that you do, all that you've done and all that you're going to

You can find Peace in the Midst of Chaos!

The papers fell off the kitchen table and onto the floor. My children were running and playing as they usually do, completely unaware of anything besides the fun they were having. But in that moment, as I watched whatever little

You’ve given Your burdens to God, Now what?

Have you ever found yourself praying to the lord about a situation and get no response? A period of silence so long you either forgot the request altogether or began to question if it had been placed on an extended

This Easter expect God’s faithfulness as you seek Him!

Have the problems and setbacks of life caused you to doubt God and His plans for your life? Has going through the overwhelming unforeseen circumstances that life often forces upon you made you wonder just what in the world is

Ready to get up and get going with God? 7 ways to recapture your spiritual get up and go!

When I'm tired or overwhelmed I haven't got the capacity to be spiritual. It seems too much like hard work. My mind swirls with worries, to-do lists and what-ifs, and I'd rather flop in front of the TV than get

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

Anxious? There’s An Antidote!

Are you carrying cares that weigh you down? Did you know it is possible to delegate those cares to Someone else, Someone who can actually take action that will bring about change? Delegating those cares is not easy, though. Not

Let Angels Help – When You Feel Down-Go to the Angel Spa!

Do you feel lonely? Depressed? Angry? Hurt? Frustrated? Looked down on? If you are feeling the above, or any other negative feeling, then maybe you should visit the Angel Spa. Here's how: Sit down and relax. Invite in God's

Confidence to Face the Future!

At 13-years old, I sat in the ophthalmologist's examining chair. With my face placed on the chin rest and my pupils dilated, the doctor shone a bright light into my eyes. "Hmmm…" he said. Then he leaned back on his

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