His Encouragement: Keep On the Sunny Side

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Yes, sometimes life is full of sorrows, dark and troubled times but there is a sunny side, too, if we look for it.

Let us always trust in our Savior and allow His love and the promises of His Word brighten our darkest days with hope for a brighter tomorrow.

His Encouragement: New Every Morning

Reading Time: 2 minutes The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases;    his mercies never come to an end;they are new every morning;    great is your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23, ESV God’s love never ends. His mercies do not have an expiration date. Just like the newness that we often feel in the morning with the dawning of the sun, His love and

His Encouragement: Let Us Pray

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The book of James is an amazing book, packed full with practical teachings on Christian living. Some even refer to it as the Proverbs of the New Testament.

While it may not be as overtly theological – like Romans, for example – much of the writings are easily understood and so sensible that we can apply them to our lives immediately.

His Encouragement: Milk or Solid Food?

Reading Time: 3 minutes For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the basic principles of the oracles of God. You need milk, not solid food, for everyone who lives on milk is unskilled in the word of righteousness, since he is a child. But solid food is for the mature,

His Encouragement: Rejoice and be glad

Reading Time: 3 minutes I sometimes wonder if God looks at us like I sometimes look at our toddlers: I love them so much but often shake my head at the things they do.

Yesterday and last night I was reminded that, while sometimes exhausting, these moments are fleeting. So I will strive to cherish everyone one… even the “bad” days.

His Encouragement: Knowing God

Reading Time: 3 minutes Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. 8Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. 1 John 4:7-8, ESV Christianity can seem a bit complicated with the wide range of beliefs held by professed Christians, the diverse teachings and

A personal testimony of loss, grief, and healing through an unexpected mission trip to the Philippines.

Testimony: He will rejoice over you with singing

Reading Time: 6 minutes Guest Thomas Fisher writes: My dear sweet wife and best friend passed. When she took her last breath, she was in complete peace and just fell asleep in the arms of Jesus! What was I to do?

I knew I was broken and not worthy, but I prayed: “Lord use me and send me where you need me and I will go.”

The weeks passed. I had no idea that the Lord had something amazing in store for me… He had reserved me a place as part of a mission trip to the Philippines.