The Best of the Story

Life is hard. We don’t like hearing it, but it’s true. Looking for the easy way is normal. Even in how things are sold to us, the marketing pitch is all about ease and convenience. I’m so thankful that Jesus is direct. There’s no sales pitch coming from Him....

Failing Forward

Just yesterday I blew it. I opened my mouth and out came harsh words. This is an area that I have grown in, yet yesterday I failed. I could let this error define me. I could get discouraged and beat myself up. Here’s the thing, Christ never asked me...

Old Character or New Creation?

Jeannie looked over at Michelle and thought to herself why did she just volunteer me for that task, she knows me, I’m an introvert. As she chewed on this more, irritation rose in the pit of her stomach and she began to resent coming to today’s girls lunch. Walking...

The Forbidden Name

No other name evokes such emotion and controversy. No other name causes office tension. No other name has been forbidden. Why is this so? It is because no other name brings death trembling to it’s knees in defeat. It is because no other name has made a way for...

When You Fast…

Did you know fasting is just as important as serving and praying? Fasting is the believer’s willful choice to deny the body food for the expressed purpose of growing spiritually. It is a disciplined action of faith, trusting that the Spirit of God in us is stronger than our...

Battling Fear

Written by Sarah Elizabeth, guest author I have two young guinea pigs and they are one of the biggest blessings in my life. Guinea pigs are prey animals and are frightened easily. When they are scared, my first thought is to pick them up and comfort them, but they...

Light or Lint?

Sheila walked back into the building after racing home to retrieve her lunch and noticed her co-worker kept glancing down during their conversation. Occupied with her deadline, she went about her day. Sitting down in her office, she noticed her black pants were covered in dog hair. Mumbling, she...

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