What’s the Word Wednesday

Power, approval, comfort, and control are meta-idols that hold sway over our daily lives – Timothy Keller, Founder of Redeemer Presbyterian Church and City to City. To find out more about Tim Keller, head to his site.  Pull a part each of those words above. Power. Approval. Comfort. Control.  Each of us, or at least

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What’s the Word Wednesday

Use your ‘power’ to bless and serve, not manipulate and control. – JD Greear, Lead Pastor at The Summit Church How many times have you used your skills and abilities to help someone out? I’m sure, if you’re an average joe, probably more times than you can count. How many times have you used your

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What’s the Word Wednesday

If sight dictates your hope, the enemy will ensure you see something that steals your faith. – Stephen Chandler, Lead Pastor at Destiny Church Satan knows what buttons to push to make us sin or to be tempted. Live by faith and not by site.  The enemy’s goal is to destroy you and if he

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What’s the Word Wednesday

Don’t just go back to what’s familiar. Don’t just go back to what’s comfortable. Don’t just go back to what’s practical. Don’t just go back to what’s expected. – Southeast Christian Church Are you desiring God or the things of God? God didn’t say that he would just be there for us in the good

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Making Resolutions

It’s that time of year again, that time of year when we examine what we don’t like about our life and make a resolution to change it in the New Year. Can be I honest with you? I think your New Year’s resolution isn’t going to be as effective as you hope it will, if

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How to Survive a Spiritual Winter

A tree doesn’t survive the winter without healthy roots. Neither do we. I remember that bleak February morning when my husband and I loaded up our car and drove through the stripped-bare forests of the Blue Ridge Mountains to move into my parents’ basement. Everything felt cold, including my heart. Weeks earlier, my dad was

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Thanksgiving Day and Beyond

What comes to mind when you think about Thanksgiving Day? For many of us, it would probably be turkey. After all, it’s the centerpiece of our traditional celebration. As family and friends gather around the table, we generally offer a sincere prayer of gratitude to God for all His blessings before enjoying the food and

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