A Prayer for the Children

Children are headed back to school and whether you are a mom, dad, grandparent, uncle or aunt we want them to be covered and protected. Things aren’t as they use to be where you didn’t think about any harm in a place where children go to gain knowledge but things […]

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Leave the Rest to God

Sometimes God will ask us to do things that make no sense or are seemingly impossible. We question, we reason, we rationalize but it is clear He expects us to do exactly what He asked us to do. It had never rained and God told Noah to build an ark. […]

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Tell Your Story

“I will praise you to all my brothers; I will stand up before the congregation and testify of the wonderful things you have done.” Psalm 22:22 News anchor Robin Roberts quoted her mother’s words when she said “Make your mess your message”. It was the result of a cancer diagnosis […]

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Everything is Going to be Alright

“And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose” (Romans 8:28). And all things do work together for good even in calamity. It is not unusual to think that because there is a relationship […]

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Beauties Only Skin Deep

“When they arrived, Samuel saw Eliab and thought, “Surely the LORD’s anointed stands here before the LORD.” But the LORD said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The LORD does not look at the things people look at. People look at […]

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Knit Together

“And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him” (Hebrews 11:6). Faith and hope are intertwined. Faith is the strong belief in something or someone while hope is the feeling […]

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Don’t Forget

Growing up I was often told “never to forget where you came from”. Before Jesus came we were unable to go directly to God due to our sin nature. After Jesus came He gave us access to God through the Holy Spirit. But we mustn’t be cavalier about our approach […]

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Wait

“Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.” Psalm 27:14 The bible is filled with scriptures telling us to wait on God. It’s not the waiting that bothers us it’s the what to do while we’re waiting. Often […]

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A Better Day is Coming

“Jesus wept”. John 11:35 Jesus was deeply moved and troubled in spirit as he saw Mary and those who were with her weeping over the loss of her brother Lazarus. As He was taken to the place where he was buried Jesus also wept. To see and feel the anguish […]

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Keep Your Word

“And don’t say anything you don’t mean. This counsel is embedded deep in our traditions. You only make things worse when you lay down a smoke screen of pious talk, saying, ‘I’ll pray for you,’ and never doing it, or saying, ‘God be with you,’ and not meaning it. You […]

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