Inspirational

Making Room for Change

It is a choice to take this on and to get rid of old thought patterns that will no longer serve us. To make room for what will move us forward.

Empty

Two boats… left there.

Own It

But what happens when I run out of coffee, have no plans to go camping, and my always delightful kids are making me crazy? Does my joy diminish?

“What are you trying to prove?”

So why yes, man at Costco, I am trying to prove something to this world. My children are proof that God’s ways are good. That He is multigenerational.

Our Testimonies: Jessica Colwell

Worshiping God is the most precious thing to me. No matter where I am, it instantly becomes my “thin place” where I can look beyond what I see in the natural.

A New Perspective For a New Year

God’s will for you will never lead you to embrace so tightly to things that take your eyes off Him. His good spirit will lead us to even ground.

A Hard Heart or a Broken Heart

He is reminding all of Christendom in the epochs yet to come that the Lord is lovingly attentive to those who are enduring unimaginable pain.

Debating Jesus

Jesus of Nazareth was not remotely predictable, and that perhaps intrigued me more than anything. While many others dismissed him or dreamed of silencing him, I dreamed of conversing with him.

Spiritual Reset

As we do our part to stay close to Him, He will be able to live through us with so much ease it will become effortless.

She is Pregnant and I am Not

Because I pray. In fact, I have eaten more carpet fibers at the altar while praying, yet I am still waiting…. waiting for my breakthrough…my miracle.

Mark’s Gospel: Sabbath

When something about us makes us feel unworthy to worship, we must hear His words, “Stretch it out to me.”

Mark’s Gospel: Rules

To answer their charges, Jesus introduced one of the most important facts about the Kingdom of God: Jesus is Lord of all—including the Sabbath!

Mark’s Gospel: Rooftops

When it comes to what Jesus can do, there are no ceilings and all rooftops must yield to those who come to Him in determined faith.

Mark’s Gospel: If

Compassion and power rose up in Jesus, a compassion deeper than the wounds within the man and a power greater than the wounds on the surface.

Peter, Get Out of the Boat!

Don’t you know who this Jesus is? “Get out of the boat!” Step out onto those waves in faith and don’t you dare take your eyes off of Jesus.

The Futility of Freaking Out

If I had stepped back far enough, I would have seen that God hadn’t dropped the ball, but that He’d had His hands on it the whole time.

Mark’s Gospel: Kingdom

It was no longer the stuff of metaphor and imagination; the kingdom was now in flesh, to be seen and heard, touched and handled. This Kingdom had a King.

The Sunflower

There will be times of sunshine and times of rain—we have days, and we have nights, and when we go through each season, we know they will faithfully return.

Mark’s Gospel: Wilderness

This same Jesus who turned away from pride, position, and false worship resides in us by the Spirit to enable our humility, servanthood, and true worship.