Category Archives: God

Your Part Is to Trust God!

Some of us have written our own Bible verse from Popular Opinion 1:1: God helps those who help themselves. We’ll fix ourselves, thank you. We’ll make up for our mistakes with contributions, our guilt with busyness. We’ll overcome our

God is planning the very best for you!

Some time ago, I was told a story by an acquaintance about a little girl who loved fashion, and in particular, jewelry. One afternoon, she and her mother were at the mall; as they stood at the checkout line at

When Times are hard, “seek God more” so God can do more!

I’m sure we all have those verses in our Bibles that we have underlined, circled, and highlighted, right? For me, the above passage is heavily annotated. But the one word that struck me as I re-read this Psalm recently was

Hate To Wait For God? 8 Reasons You Should Wait for God to guide you!

With e-ticket receipt printed, music selected, and exciting meetings planned, I felt totally excited. I couldn’t wait to fly to Nashville and record my latest album with a Grammy-winning producer. Suddenly, I got sick. My plans crashed. With the trip

Looking for Quiet Waters?

Is there hope for those stuck in the long stretches of life without peace? Sitting on the fishing deck of a nearby lake, all I see is peaceful and serene. A light breeze stirs the surface to quiet ripples. Flags

5 Bible Verses About Perseverance As YOU Wait on God!

The definition of perseverance means that they have a determined continuation in something with a steady and continued action of belief that occurs over a long period of time amongst and despite especially difficult circumstances. That seems to fit

No matter what YOU can trust God!

President Harry Truman famously had on his desk in the Oval Office a sign which said, 'The buck stops here.' What this sign meant was that in the American political system it is in the final instance the President who

You’ll get through this!

God surrounds us like the Pacific surrounds an ocean floor pebble. He is everywhere; above, below, on all sides. We choose our response. Will I be rock or sponge? Will I resist or receive? There are times in life when everything

Wanna New Season? Meet With God!

God gave you a will to choose Him, and He’s not about to override that will. He gives us invitation towards intimacy, but, like a gentleman, He respects our choices and doesn’t control or insist on anything. Want intimacy with

Bored? Tired? 4 Tips for Better Quiet Time With God!

The perfect quiet time— what should it look like? Should we have a special tree in the shade outside where we can watch the sun rise? Should it be an old wooden bench by the waterfront? Does it need to

Is “Yours” A trust problem too?

I have a confession to make–sometimes trusting God is a challenge. Last week, I was stressing about our finances. But here’s the thing–we have money to pay all of our bills. We have a roof over our head, two nearly-new vehicles to

Paul tells us to ‘pray continually but have you Gotten Tired? Here are 5 ways to Keep Praying!

In 1 Thessalonians 5: 16-18 Paul comes out with one of his most demanding instructions to the church there.' Rejoice always,' he says, 'pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus.'

5 Ways YOU Can Easily Make Time For God!

Life can get very busy very quickly. Work can pile up, studies can get extremely overwhelming and obligations can eat up your hours. In the midst of the busy-ness of life, it almost becomes automatic that the first thing we

Are the Yabbotts Visiting YOU to “Try To Steal” YOUR Joy?

"I can't seem to find God at work anywhere in my life? Where is he? Has Jesus abandoned me? Look at all that is going wrong with me and with my life and with my church — how could God

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