I’ve seen you — I see you often. You smile, but there’s more hurt and confusion behind that smile than anyone could ever know. More tears cried when you were alone than you’d ever admit to. More aches in the recesses of your heart than anyone could […]

  As soon as God directs you to have faith for something that seems impossible, or when He tells you to do something that doesn’t seem logical, or to wait for Him to act, instead of plowing ahead in your own plans, the devil is always right there, […]

“Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever.” Ephesians 3:20-21 It can be […]

  What does it mean to be a missionary? The general idea of a missionary – the one that is always the first thing that pops into our heads at the mention of the word – is often times something like a saintly, glowing person with a halo. […]

“The one who offers thanksgiving as his sacrifice glorifies Me;” Psalm 50:23 “I never have enough money for the things I want.” Angie slumped down into her chair with a huff. Her friends turned slightly in their seats, politely acknowledging that they had heard, but no one offered […]

“I wait for the Lord, my soul waits,     and in His word I hope; my soul waits for the Lord     more than watchmen for the morning,     more than watchmen for the morning.” Psalm 130:5-6 “Wait for the Lord”. This is a phrase that is repeated many times throughout […]

“God is a God of hope, and He will turn any heartache that is offered to Him into beauty.” I don’t know if any of you will ever have to face the intense battle of getting pregnant and having to choose whether you want to keep your baby […]

  “Yeah, I’m a Christian,” Amy said with a shrug, as she snuggled in closer to her boyfriend, “but it doesn’t mean anything. I mean, it doesn’t mean anything for you. I don’t care what you believe. And I don’t even mind if you keep smoking and go […]

  Introvert, extrovert, melancholy, type A, amiable, INTP, ESVJ, lion, beaver….we have probably all heard of these different personality “types”. Chances are, you know what your “personality” is, either from taking one of multiple different personality tests, or simply from having people comment about it your entire life. […]