Impatient With God

What do you do when things are not going how you want them to? It seems life just isn’t going your way. The things you hope for and desire are unfulfilled and feel as if they will never come to fruition. It seems God has forgotten you. The Israelites suffered from this same anxious feeling. […]

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Your Story of Faith

What is your story of faith? When we think of the people in the Bible like David and Moses, we know their story; how they struggled in life; their fervent prayers to God; their faithfulness even in distress; and their failures. We can read how they struggled yet remained true to God. Do people know […]

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Seeing Good in Trials

It is hard to see the good when bad things happen. I have often turned to God in the middle of something tragic and asked Him, “Why?” I know God is always at work, but often I don’t understand the purpose of trials. Paul reminds us in Phillipians 1:12-14 that our struggles and trials can […]

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Seeking God

Earthly gain is a powerful force that can draw us away from God. In the Old Testament, Solomon provides a good example. Initially he was devoted to God, serving as an example to others of living for God, but that did not last. His wealth was immense, so much so that silver was not considered […]

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You Are Uniquely Crafted

Ephesians 2:10 tells us, “For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them (NASB).” It is a reminder that we are created by God; we are His workmanship. We are uniquely crafted by God for His purposes. He desires for us […]

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Planning Ahead

Trusting God in the middle of traumatic events is a difficult thing. In that moment all you know is pain and suffering. It is a moment when you cry out to the Lord for relief, for some positive sign that he is listening to your prayer. You question God’s wisdom, yet reassurance comes in small […]

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Prayer Journey — Faith

Do I have faith; faith enough that God is who he says he is? Do I believe He can move mountains in my life? Do I believe He cares immensely about me? Do I have faith that God knows better what is best for me than what I think is best for me? Do I […]

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