When I think of my relationship with God, I often think of the relationship between any child and parent, because there are so many similarities to them both. Recently, one of our pastors gave an example of his relationship with his daughter, which really hit...

Life doesn't seem fair,  does it? How often do you feel like all those around you are getting the one thing you want? People might not treat you fairly, including co-workers, family members and complete strangers. But God? He is a fair and he is...

Rest is something that keeps coming up and something that I really feel like the Lord is speaking over me this year. Not physical rest, even though that is important, but God desires for his children to rest spiritually. Why is rest so important? Resting in...

Several years ago, Colby and I took a trip to Arizona. We spent time in Phoenix before heading towards the Grand Canyon. Due to forest fires in the area, we had to forego our plans to make a stop in Sedona. I am not sure...

In the second letter of Thessalonians, Paul starts off his letter to the church with thanksgiving and prayer, and in 2 Thessalonians 1:4 he writes, "We’re so proud of you; you’re so steady and determined in your faith despite all the hard times that have come...

Happy 2017! I hope you had a great time ringing in the New Year. I love reading verses about the NEW that the Lord is doing. One of my favorites is Isaiah 43:18-19, but read how powerful Revelation 21:5 is, which says, "The one sitting on...

It's very evident in this day and age that you can access information anywhere. If you are a Christian, your time might be spent attending various bible studies, listening to podcasts, following bloggers, reading articles that pop up on facebook or engaging in conversations with...

Wouldn't life be so much easier if we could plan out everything? This might not be such a tempting theory for spontaneous people, but for those who tend to be type A, like me, it sounds glorious, does it not? Ecclesiastes 11:5 says, "Just as you cannot...

Reading the Psalms will never get old. When I came across Psalm 62:8 yesterday it really spoke to me. Clearly I had already read it at some point because it was already underlined in my bible. The Passion Translation reads, "Join me, everyone! Trust only in...

What better way to start off the Thanksgiving week with a verse on being thankful? This was my favorite verse when I was younger and I am not sure how I have managed to share 164 verses without sharing this one. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 says, "Be joyful...