Challenge Your Faith

Recently, a question was posed to me that challenged my faith. Perhaps it will do the same for yours. What would happen if you embraced the truth that God cannot tell a lie? The Bible tells us that he cannot lie, after […]

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Want to Know God’s Will?

Renewal “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is – his good, pleasing and perfect will.” (Romans 12:2) This […]

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Love is Never Wasted

“Love is never wasted, for its value does not rest upon reciprocity.” (C.S. Lewis) This quote stirs up a lot in my heart. For starters… Where does the value of love rest? What is reciprocity, and why might it be a hang-up? […]

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As Long as Necessary

Wait “Yet, the Lord longs to be gracious to you; therefore he will rise up to show you compassion. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed are those who wait for him.” (Isaiah 30:18) God’s people have once again wandered […]

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Escape the Pressure

Stylites Begun by stunt actor and former sailor Alvin “Shipwreck” Kelly, Flagpole sitting was a fad in the mid to late 1920s. On a dare or as a publicity stunt, it’s unclear which, Kelly sat on a flagpole in 1924 for 13 […]

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Developing a Habit of Hope

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.” (Romans 15:13) When I place my hope in people (i.e., when I focus my […]

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Relentless

A Relentless God A dog with a bone. A young child asking “Why?” A politician talking trash about his rivals. We see examples of relentlessness every day. We’ve all probably been relentless as well as experienced another’s relentlessness too. Nothing compares to […]

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Only God

No one person can meet your every need. Not your spouse, girlfriend/boyfriend, child, BFF, pastor or therapist. Only God is capable of meeting every one of your needs. Sure, he often works through other people, but never forget that it is he […]

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“Let go and let God”

A well-known saying, “Let go and let God” is not actually in the Bible. I think I get the sentiment behind it. It aims to encourage us to get out of God’s way, do nothing, and let him take over. While that’s […]

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It’s Nothing Personal

People will hurt you. Sometimes the same person will hurt you repeatedly. What do you do? Do you get angry? Depressed? Bitter? Resentful? Beaten down? In my struggle to let any of those reactions happen again, God has reprogrammed my thinking. He’s […]

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