Being somewhat up in age (nice way to say I am getting old) it is interesting to look back and see the subtle but definite changes that have taken place over the past two or three decades bringing us to the place where we live in a day of cheap life and disposable pregnancies. A […]
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I have been reading up on how God loves us even before we are born. And that God has a plan and a purpose that is unique for each one of us, again, planned out before we were even conceived in our mother’s womb. It has led to some fantastic reading in the Bible (like […]
In his book With: Reimagining the Way You Relate to God, Skye Jethani tells of his meetings with college students from the House of Despair, an “underground safehouse” for those struggling with the difficult issues of life and faith. Around their Christian campus, these students were known for numbing their pain with alcohol, drugs, […]
When you think of great dreamers, we think of people like George Lucas, Elon Musk, or Walt Disney. Anyone who’s seen a Star Wars movie, read about electric cars, or visited Disney World knows that great accomplishments begin with one person’s larger-than-life imagination. Walt Disney’s dream began with cartoon sketches, two failed companies, and a […]
Let’s end this lengthy series of blogs with the fact that God invites us to join Him on an amazing adventure in life. God walked with Adam and Eve in he Garden of Eden, and He has been walking and talking to His people ever since. The Christian life is frequently called a walk, and […]
The Bible tells us we all “know in part…” (1 Corinthians 13:9). God rarely given one person the entire perspective. It is not a weakness in our relationship with the Lord when we only have a piece of the puzzle. When the Lord speaks to us everything is seldom crystal-clear. We often miss some of […]
There are times it seems the Lord is nowhere to be found. He is silent. Our prayers feel like they are hitting the ceiling and bouncing back. We feel far from God — like we have entirely lost our way. God is silent. But, we need to learn to hear God when He is silent. […]
God speaks through practicing His presence. God is never away from you. He is continually present in your life. As a Christian, your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit and God takes up permanent residence there. God wants you to live daily in His presence. He longs for you to open your spiritual […]
God can and does speak through signs. Sometimes we just need to know if we are on the right track, so we ask the Lord to confirm His will be giving us a sign. Did you ever lack direction for your life and just didn’t know what to do, so you picked up your Bible, […]
God speaks to us through the unique way He made us … You have your own individual bents, your inherent strengths and preferences, which cause you to have a tendency to hear God’s voice in particular ways. So, we need to recognize He made you the way you are for a reason. You are “wired” […]