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What to Do When Worry Gets the Best of You!

One of my friends sent me a text upon learning her husband was diagnosed with colon cancer. I was surprised—yet encouraged—by her reaction. "God's got this," she said confidently. I want that type of unswerving trust in the One who

Can God help YOU manage Stress?

Stress is a very popular part of society. It is not addressed in the correct way for most people. There is so much discussion about depression these days because there are more and more people that are faced

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

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

Sometimes, being at the Bottom can be A Blessing!

Hitting rock bottom has taught me a lot. Life situations like having to scratch together money for a coffee or to buy gas to get to work was less than memorable. The sadness over the loss of a loved one,

Give God 10+Minutes Daily, Let Him “Guide You” as Easter approaches!

I don't know about you, but I very rarely (if ever!) think of myself as being a sheep but following God as He leads you requires that you become like a sheep following your good shepherd. There are too

God is Speaking To You…Do You Hear Him?

When I was in my 20s I was praying about whether I should enroll in graduate school. Then one morning in my devotional time I came to Psalm 32:8 and it seemed to be flashing like a neon sign. It

Wait!

Wait on the Spirit! If Peter and the apostles needed the help of the Spirit, don't we? They walked with Jesus for three years; heard his preaching and saw his miracles. They saw the body of Christ buried in the

When Things Look Hopeless Turn To God!

Elisha promised a son to a childless woman; he proclaimed this miracle and it came to pass exactly as he had predicted. But a few years later, tragedy struck. The little boy died. In her darkest moment, this mother, smitten

Is Anything Sacred?

I played the position of catcher in Little League baseball. I played catcher in Pony League baseball. I was a catcher in high school baseball. In college, I played catcher on an intramural softball team. I spent a lot of

Whose Kingdom is This Anyway?

I have always been far too preoccupied with my own glory. I don’t like saying that because it sounds terrible. And embarrassing. And deeply sinful. God does not share his glory with anyone else and our lives need to be preoccupied with

Will YOU Be 1 of the 1’s?

When I was a little boy, my dad preached occasionally for small congregations who didn't have a regular preacher. Where he lacked polish, he compensated with his passion and colorful stories. One of his favorite sermons that I heard several

Are Strongholds Holding YOU Hostage?

Does one prevailing problem stalk your life? Where does Satan have a hook in you? Some are prone to cheat. Others are quick to doubt. Maybe you worry. Yes, everyone worries some — but you own the national distributorship of

God Is Molding You Into His Likeness!

Strange as it may seem, Paul tells us that Christians actually have within themselves a portion of the very thoughts and mind of Christ (1 Corinthians 2:16). Strange is the word! If I have the mind of Jesus, why do

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