Bite of Bread: Bible Reading Plan on Joy

  Joy. It’s more than happy. Happy relies on good circumstances that can crumble in a moment. But joy. Joy bubbles from deep places and does not rely on the fleeting satisfaction this world offers. Joy isn’t something we can force or muster. It simply is a fruit of the Spirit. Grab a pen, jot […]

My Resolution Redefined: Persevere

Some people hate New Year’s resolutions because they can never keep them. I know I won’t keep them faithfully, but I still love to make them. They give me hope. A pastor in Wilmington, Mike Ashcraft, came up with a great way to replace those pesky resolutions. He teaches about choosing One Word to inspire the year. Click on the blue […]

Have You Missed Your Calling?

She was an older lady… sweet smile, shiny eyes. As we walked toward the room where we were meeting she said, “I always believed God called me to the mission field, but it didn’t turn out that way.” My heart skipped a beat, and I felt tears threatening. Her words were so sad to me. Deep sad. […]