O Holy Night

We all need Christmas right now! And I don’t mean the feel-good Santa version, even though it does add to the season. I mean the pull-your-Bible-out-and-dig-deep-into-the-story-of-Jesus-Christ’s-birth true Christmas! While we are consumed in chaos and darkness this year, we need a reminder of the reality of Jesus coming as light to a dark world. The…

Come with thanksgiving

Come right into his presence with thanksgiving. Come bring your thank offering to him and affectionately bless his beautiful name! For the Lord is always good and ready to receive you. He’s so loving that it will amaze you— so kind that it will astound you! And he is famous for his faithfulness toward all….

Battle Plan Resources

When you make the choice to open up God’s Word, He will meet you there. He will be faithful to reveal His promises, to present practical wisdom and correction, and to declare His love for you and His people on every single page! In my last blog post, I shared a quote from Ruth Chou…

Battle plan

We cannot grow in Christ, unless we truly learn His ways through His Word.

Start over

For what it’s worth:It’s never too late or… too early to be whatever you want to be.I hope you make the best of it.And I hope you see things that startle you.I hope you feel things you never felt before.I hope you meet people with a different point of view.I hope you live a life…

To the Point // My aim

Thank you Mr. Hemingway! I may not be as eloquent as Hemingway, poetic as Maya Angelou, as spiritually mature as C.S. Lewis, yet I write. I write from an outpouring of God’s teaching and from a place of humility that He would even consider me. I hope this little blog is an encouragement to you…

Peace is courageous

“I leave the gift of peace with you—my peace. Not the kind of fragile peace given by the world, but my perfect peace. Don’t yield to fear or be troubled in your hearts—instead, be courageous!”// John 14:27 TPT Chaos is rampant. Division is the norm. Cruelty is praised. Do these statements make you uncomfortable and…

Stand in awe

You faithfully answer our prayers with awesome deeds,    O God our savior.You are the hope of everyone on earth,    even those who sail on distant seas.You formed the mountains by your power    and armed yourself with mighty strength.You quieted the raging oceans    with their pounding waves    and silenced the shouting of the nations.Those who live at the ends of the…

Wonder over worry

Let us use our brain power to wonder about God rather than worry about the details of our lives. Here is the bottom line: do not worry about your life. Don’t worry about what you will eat or what you will drink. Don’t worry about how you clothe your body. Living is about more than…

To the point // Truth or lies

Do you believe your thoughts? Are you lying to yourself? Sometimes it can be difficult to discover the truth in your own thoughts. “You are your own worst enemy” can be quite accurate when often our thoughts are driven by emotion and our perspective, rather than truth found through education and God’s Word. “Those who…