The shrill bleating of an alarm clock. A steaming cup of coffee. A brisk run as the sun rises. Or hurriedly serving breakfast, combing hair and stuffing lunch bags in the kids’ backpacks as they head out the door…. How do you start your day? When my eyes open in the morning, my mind immediately… Continue reading Making Time With Jesus a Priority — Video Devotion
Worthless. Insignificant. Unimportant. Useless. Has someone spoken those words over you? Have you spoken them over yourself? I know I have. Either way, they’re ugly words that can leave us feeling powerless-lies Satan is desperate for us to believe because they cripple our progress toward God. But, with Scripture as our weapon, we have far… Continue reading You Matter: Believing What God Says About You — Video Devotion
My eyes popped open. Did anyone else hear that? To my relief, all heads were still bowed in prayer. Good thing—then no one would notice the tears that gently slid down my face as I struggled to keep it together. My heart pounded. God had just spoken to me for the first time. I’d experienced… Continue reading Listening for God
“I give up!” The word surrender often makes us think of defeat and failure, right? But what if I told you surrender can mean victory…even freedom? As a toddler, my mantra was, “I can do it myself!” Unfortunately, I carried that attitude into adulthood. I wanted to be in control and live my way,… Continue reading Freedom Through Surrender — Video Devotion
Confrontation is ridiculously uncomfortable, when that happens, we may want to avoid one another, or pretend like nothing happened, which isn’t healthy. Of course, a worse option would be to vent on social media. That’s definitely not a good idea! God's desire, however, is that we reveal His power and grace in every situation, and doing so will often lead us to deeper, longer lasting friendships.