“Resolved, to improve every opportunity, when I am in the best and happiest frame of mind, to cast and venture my soul on the Lord Jesus Christ, to trust and confide in him, and consecrate myself wholly to him; that from this I may have assurance of my safety, knowing that I confide in my Redeemer.” - Jonathan Edwards July 8, 1723.
Two spiritual warfare techniques that revolutionized the way I deal with the enemy. These two spiritual secrets will have you standing on solid ground and unshakable- no matter the battle you face.
A couple weeks ago while I was doing laundry with my son he shared something with me that truly inspired me. As I am switching out the clothes from the washers to the driers he says "I hate it when people say they wish drug addicts would just die" a little puzzled I asked him … Continue reading Gods Grace : Drug Addiction Through The Eyes Of A Child
Do you ever feel like you are drowning in life? Do you ever feel like someone snuck up behind you and kicked you into the deep end of the pool of life and you have no idea how to swim? Perhaps feeling like flailing and thrashing around are your only chance to survive, desperately trying … Continue reading Learning To Float….
Ghethsemane is an olive press, not a garden or actual geographical location. It's true meaning unlocks so many truths about what our Savior went through that it is a story that must be retold until it's true biblical meaning replaces the one we have accepted for years. That there is a Garden of Ghethsemane somewhere … Continue reading Ghethsemane Is Not A Place, It’s A Thing
Recently in school we were taken on a video trip through some of the ancient ruins of temples that were used to worship Baal, Athena & Apollo. These structures were massive and their construction was extremely labor intensive. I believe the tour guide said that some of the 6 story columns used in Apollo's temple … Continue reading Building Temples : Who Do You Worship?
In the past month I’ve learned so much about schizophrenia. It’s become an almost obsession, to figure out it’s idiosyncrasies, in an attempt to stay ahead of it. Elliott my eldest who has now been officially diagnosed as schizophrenic has begun to respond to his newly prescribed antipsychotic medication. The suicidal urges have started … Continue reading When Someone You Love Has Schizophrenia…
The number of people experiencing homelessness has increased for the first time in seven years, according to the Annual Homeless Assessment Report delivered to Congress in December of 2017.
God created the stars he used to illustrate his blessing upon Abraham and his descendants, long before he created Abraham. He created the Land of Egypt from which he freed his people, the wilderness in which they wandered, and the Promised Land they finally claimed. He created the Red Sea and Mount Sinai long before … Continue reading God’s Perfect Provision
Many of the people we serve in Christ either personally suffer from mental illness, or are caring for someone suffering from mental illness. Statistics say 1 in 4 of our congregation falls into this category. And statistics also prove we may be the first person they seek help from. There are many free resources available … Continue reading Mental Health & The Faith Community Free Resources