Each year at Thanksgiving, people take time to reflect on all the things they have to be thankful for: family, health, country, friends, turkey and dressing, relationship with God, job, hobbies, God's Word, football, pecan pie, and the list goes on and on. There is certainly much to be thankful for. But God calls us … Continue reading Giving Thanks FOR the Most Difficult Situations?!
Life will throw storms at you of all varieties. You may find yourself facing health challenges that are overwhelming. Because of someone else's decisions, a relationship may be in crisis. Due to changes in your company, you may lose your job. Circumstances and life events bring storms of many kinds. How can you be calm … Continue reading Remaining Calm in the Midst of the Storm
Every day there are happy people all around you, those who are enjoying smooth sailing in life. Every day there are hurting people all around you, those who are facing the storms of life. God wants to use you to be a blessing to those who are happy and those who are hurting. The Bible … Continue reading Weeping & Rejoicing
In one of the most stressful and exhausting days of Jesus' earthly ministry, Jesus sent the disciples ahead of him in boat across the Sea of Galilee. He was going to meet up with them later. He stayed behind to spend time in prayer. The disciples could have never imaged what would happen next. When … Continue reading I Am. Don’t Be Afraid.
This week our hearts and prayers have been with the people of Oklahoma City, who were devastated by a massive tornado that led to much destruction and death. Like me, many of you have friends and family who live in OKC who have been impacted by the storm. Disaster relief teams are on the ground … Continue reading Purpose in the Pain
When winter storms are on the way, people stock up on food and supplies to endure the bitter cold, feet of snow, and power outages. The networks send their bravest reporters to broadcast live from the scene. Many times the meteorologists predict these storms days before, hyping up the storms even if they never occur. … Continue reading God Controls the Weather?! YES.