By Jenn Weiser God knows all the past, present and future trials, and tests of our faith. Do you remember the story of Joseph and his brothers selling him into slavery because of his gift of interpreting dreams? Joseph’s love and steadfastness for the Lord helped him endure the trials. (Did you catch that? Trials… Continue reading Trials to Blessings
By Jennifer Duncan One of the popular posts on Facebook these days asks a similar question each time. It shows a photo of something that was common in the 50 or 60 years ago, and asks, “Do you know what this is?” It is usually something like the speaker that hung on the car window… Continue reading Dark Paths
By Jenn Weiser 2 Kings 5:1 “Naaman, commander of the army of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master and in high favor, because by him the Lord had given victory to Syria. He was a mighty man of valor, but he was a leper.” Naaman, was able to go to… Continue reading Expectations
By Donna Richard Some trust in chariots, some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God! Many years ago, one of my sons asked me, “If you had a spirit animal, what would it be?” I remember thinking I am not sure what a spirit animal is but my favorite… Continue reading Where Do You Place Your Trust?
By Jenn Weiser Psalm 1:3 “He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers.” Spring is waking up around us from the long slumber of fall and winter. The season of renewing, growing, and production. Streams… Continue reading Growing Roots
By JaDonna Brattin A phrase that keeps coming up for me lately is “You don’t know what you don’t know.” This is a phrase that could be applied to life in multiple ways for us all. But really, this phrase is a reminder that there is absolutely no way for a human being to “know”… Continue reading You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know
By Donna Richard “Turn it over to God,” a family member asked me, “Just how do you do that?” As a new believer she wasn’t sure. As an old believer, I wanted to give an answer but I have found it difficult over the years to turn my own worries and concerns over to God. … Continue reading How Is Washing Dishes and Trusting God Similar?
By Donna Richard DETERMINATION: “firmness of purpose, ability to continue trying to do something although it may be difficult.” Determination is what God stirred up in His people in the past as He continues to do in people today. As I reflect on the past year, I wonder about the coming year. Will it have joyful times,… Continue reading Determination: Firmness in Purpose
By Jenn Weiser The barren trees, stunted brown grass, recurrence of gray skies, colder temperature, and extended darkness fill the winter days ahead of us. We long for the warmth of the sun, color returning to nature, and light to last longer than the dark. Why must there be a season that feels so miserable? … Continue reading Season of Rest and Grace
By Jennifer Duncan The new year is almost always a time of hope and new resolve, especially after a difficult year! But it can also be a discouraging time for many— a time when we think about all that we did not accomplish in the past year, and often settle into feelings of regret and… Continue reading New Year – New Perspective