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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

Tired? Can God Refresh You?

Peace is something everyone wants, but so few enjoy. Many are troubled, confused and worried over various things happening in their lives and in the world. Catastrophes and sorrows are all around us and no family is exempt from adversity

What’s Next For You This Month?

Depending upon where you are in the world, We are in the month of February! Consider where have you been, where are you now, and where are you going. Where is Jesus in each of these? How has redemption

Depressed, Tired or Fed Up? Try Positive Prayers!

Each day that we live is full of questions and surprises. Despite plans and anticipatory actions, life can throw curve balls that we're not quite ready to tackle. When life challenges us it's important to retreat to prayer for comfort

10 Bible verses to help you if you’re Tired or Troubled!

We often need reminding that God is bigger than our problems. Bravery for Christians is not about screwing up our courage and willing ourselves to overcome our fears. It is about letting go of our fears and having the bravery

If things have been terrible, expect Seasons of Hope!

It’s the time of year when nature inspires a sense of awe in us. As leaves die, they give forth one final burst of color brighter than the paint on an artist’s palette. The sky takes on an unusually crisp

If You’ve gotten tired again…Reach For Help!

David, weary and discouraged, had travelled by foot to escape Absolom, a murderous traitor, who most sadly happened to be his very own son. Had Absolom caught up with David while in this state, David’s life would have certainly been

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

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

Can You Trust God Even Now?

Some Christians seem to be able to trust God no matter what happens. Perhaps you feel like, "I could never have that kind of faith." Are you sure about that? Don't be too quick to sell yourself short on matters

Have you failed? Let God help you succeed next time!

Does it seem like you’ve been knocked down repeatedly no matter how hard you try? Have you tried what you’ve thought to be everything and feel like you’ve failed repeatedly? If you have, don’t be discouraged, we've been there too

Maybe God Wants YOU To Find YOUR Story in His!

When tempted, no one should say, “God is tempting me.” For God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does he tempt anyone; but each person is tempted when they are dragged away by their own evil desire and enticed. Then,

“The Battle Is Mine”

The beautiful thing about this story is that it's a perfect example of how God operates. He magnifies HIS name when we are weak. We don't have to be eloquent or strong or beautiful or physically fit or handsome. We

Be Like Evangelist Wendy Evans, Pray Early! Here are 10 Prayers To Get YOU Started!

A morning prayer is a wonderful way to focus your time and attention on seeking God's plan for the day ahead. Whether you need encouragement, peace, strength, or rest, God can meet you in a very real and present way

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