Live Fully

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.” (St. John 10:10 ESV) I would like to share an anonymous poem. “There was a very cautious man who never laughed or played. He never risked, he never tried. He never sang or prayed. … Read more

One Touch

Have you ever seen a baby crying and immediately stop after being picked up or a person having received bad news when touched with a hug or pat on the back, the encounter eased their pain and gave them hope? Well, we all are longing and looking for that touch of hope. In Luke 8:46 … Read more

Debilitating Disappointment

Having plans, desires, and goals are good when we are operating in the will of God and not in the flesh, but what if what you have envisioned has yet to manifest? Disappointment after disappointment can take a mental and emotional toll on anyone. In the song “Haven’t Seen it Yet” Danny Gokey asks, “Have … Read more

Choose Your Friends Carefully

Apostle Paul writes, “But now I am writing to you that you must not associate with anyone who claims to be a brother or sisterbut is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater, or slanderer, a drunkard or swindler. Do not even eat with such people.” (1 Corinthians 5:11). Whether you have recently been saved or … Read more

What does it mean to “Walk in the Spirit”

As life happens, we experience joy, blessings, trials, hardships, and sorrows. How we successfully navigate through these times depends upon our walk with Christ. We rely on God’s word for guidance in our lives. The Bible gives us direction, and it acts as our map. Our personal relationship with Him is like our navigation system. … Read more

The Unexpected Path – by Lily Shawhan

Anxiety.  Stress.  Worry.  These reactions have been part of my adult life for too many years.  Raising a child with special needs is never what any mother expects, but this was God’s chosen path for me.  I have faced feelings of difficulty, guilt, embarrassment, and feeling “less-than” as a competent parent taking care of my … Read more