The Peaceful Transition of Power

The Peaceful Transition of Power
I cry every time I hear the Star Spangled Banner. From high school bands to military, there’s just something about it. My mouth quivers and eyes fill with tears threatening my composure. I don’t know if my emotions are stirred from  the echoes of fallen soldiers, or the immense pride I feel because I have ...

Could You Use Some Strength? #WordWednesday

Could You Use Some Strength? #WordWednesday
    Have you ever felt like you did not deserve to go to the throne of grace, like you weren’t good enough to be there? It’s a holy place–one you’d think only God and Jesus could attend, but the Bible says it’s a place of grace, and  that means acceptance and approval are waiting for us at God’s throne. (Because ...

Attributes of God (Part 2) #BiteofBread

Attributes of God (Part 2) #BiteofBread
    You have taught us that in returning and rest we shall be saved, in quietness and confidence we shall be strengthened: By Your Spirit lift us to Your presence, where we may be still and know that You are God. ~ from The Prayer for Quiet Confidence This week we continue studying God to ...

Wholly Holy for Purpose #FridayFaith

12. January 2017 Uncategorized 0
Wholly Holy for Purpose #FridayFaith
He was minding his own business taking care of his father-in-law’s sheep. It was a simple life. A good life. Though this culture was drastically different from the one he grew up in, he liked this one. He was shy, not much of a speaker, in fact afraid to speak. And he had killed a ...

The Secret to Victory #WordWednesday

I grew up in a tiny Methodist church with pink brick. The preacher spoke about God’s love a lot, and that is where I learned how very much I am loved. But the Baptist church was an arm length away in our small farm-town, and I would go to the Methodist summer church camp, 4-H ...