How do you keep despair from settling in when the doors you’re knocking on quickly shut or don’t open? How do you remain hopeful when you keep hearing “no?” Harder still, how do you continue looking forward when you don’t hear any response at all? I realize as I’ve been hanging out in this place… Continue reading What’s With All The Waiting?
I have a tendency to focus on all the problems and opportunities in front of me. To plan and plot and scheme and strive. But I’m learning, God is more concerned with what is going on within me than anything going on around me. He’s much more concerned with my growth, in wisdom and character,… Continue reading In God’s Wisdom — Of Greater Consequence Than What We Do Today
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
Our world is terribly broken and in desperate need of Jesus’ return, but there are still so many people who haven’t heard the good news of the Gospel. As Christians, we clearly see the urgent need to share our faith, but may struggle with the “how”. We don’t want to come off as overbearing, or … well, weird! Christa Cottam shares a simple way you can show the love of Christ to those around you every day.