How often do we make choices that seem good and fulfilling on the outside, but actually leave us empty? By looking at the stories of Ruth and the Israelites in Malachi's time, we see how God provides for His people--and how He draws them back when poor choices are made....Keep Reading
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Spring has sprung, and it is time to start cleaning up our gardens! Exciting, but maybe a little overwhelming, too. But as we clean the messes in our yards, do we think about the mess we made in the Garden of Eden so many years ago? Does it remind us of God's redemptive work as He seeks to restore His creation?...
Although voices around us might say that marriage is about our own personal happiness, God's Word says it is about much more: it is a picture of Christ and the Church. With that in mind, how do we handle the conflicts, the highs and lows, the changing nature of a marriage?...
How often do we make choices that seem good and fulfilling on the outside, but actually leave us empty? By looking at the stories of Ruth and the Israelites in Malachi's time, we see how God provides for His people--and how He draws them back when poor choices are made....
As we decorate and celebrate, do we remember the WHY behind all that we do? Let us not forget the Savior who came to give His life for each of us....Keep Reading
We were made to worship... but WHOM are we worshipping? Do we put our efforts into people and accomplishments that are temporary and fallible? Or do we worship The One who created the very desire in our hearts?...Keep Reading
We love to picture Baby Jesus lying in the manger each December. But even as an infant, Jesus's life was headed in one direction: to point people back to God. ...Keep Reading
Do we trust God's faithfulness and love even when we are experiencing trials? Even when we are going through disastrous times? Or do we, like the Israelites, struggle to see how He has loved us?...Keep Reading
We often equate love with happiness and warm fuzzy feelings, but true love goes much deeper. Real love means doing what is best for someone, even when it is hard or doesn't feel good....Keep Reading
Sometimes we wonder why God seems slow to answer... but maybe He is the one who is patiently waiting for us, so that He may draw us to repentance and life in Him....Keep Reading
When Jesus heard Lazarus was ill, he waited two more days before going to him! What do we do when it feels like we are waiting for God to answer our prayers?...Keep Reading
Ever since Adam and Eve made the fateful choice to eat the forbidden fruit, death has been a reality for each of us--haunting some, fascinating others. But thanks be to God! Through Jesus, he has destroyed the power of death for those who believe!...Keep Reading
Are you in the middle of a trial, waiting for God to show up? Good news: He's already there! How do we LIVE, not just survive, when hard times come?...Keep Reading