We long for a clear word from the Lord on all matters of faith and practice, yet we often walk right past our prayer benches.
I received the gift I always wanted, but I didn’t expect all the responsibility that came along with it.
Fasting is about saying “no” so that we are able to say “yes” to increased time spent in the company of Jesus.
The beauty we find in the midst of a painful situation is that Jesus was getting ready to show a new side of himself no one had seen before …
As we pack, unpack, and try to make our way in a new place, we may wonder if the moving and disorientation are worth the immediate (or ongoing) trouble.
In my listening and reading, I discovered the women had some similar qualities. They were faithful followers of Jesus, and they had a love for the church and a desire to serve.
Pastors had to figure a lot out quickly and succeeded … There was less time to slow down to just be with and trust God.
Most of us want to live a long time, but we don’t want to grow old.
… all of God’s very good humanity are dependent on two things: six inches of healthy topsoil and the presence of rain. Without those two ingredients, nothing God has made for the land survives.
We still may feel pain and hurt, but we do not need to let this pain form, shape, and guide our lives.
As I reflected on times when I felt stretched to my limit, I found comfort when I felt God’s helping hands during those times.
Seeing with a new lens means that we see reality as it is, fully embracing pain, fear, struggle, and suffering to the fullest before giving it to God.
Pastors Secundino and Jesenia Casas, a married couple from Mexico, promote the church’s mission, “Share Jesus’ love for others, serve, and evangelize.”