What should we do when a friend or loved one is suffering? How can we love them, support them, and journey with them in their suffering in a way that is encouraging and helps rather than hurts them? As believers in Christ Jesus, we are charged to walk alongside each other in our pain. Yet […]
He who tries to quiet an awakened conscience is like the man who one night was unable to sleep because his faithful dog continued to bark under his window. He went to the window and yelled at the dog for it to be quiet so that he might sleep, but the barking continued. After some […]
Welcome to the first full week of February! The month of commercialized Hallmark love and the grey skies of winter. Does anyone else feel like February is sometimes a challenging month to be positive? The holidays are over, winter is still with us for a while longer and sometimes it seems like the sun is […]
Its snowy season around the Midwest! Today’s mission is to clean someone’s windshield off – it could co-worker, spouse, neighbor, or random person!
Would you like to become a new person in 2017? Just make one small change. Do it now, then repeat it each day. When you meditate on God’s Word every day, over time, those few minutes will add up to a big change. Check out “You Version” Bible App, they have a lot of great […]
There is Still Time to Plan for Improvement and a Pursue Your Dreams 2017 What New Year’s resolutions or improvement plans have you made to pursue your dreams in 2017? Don’t worry if you have not done this yet, be encouraged as there is still time. As the famous Walt Disney once said, “All our dreams can come true if we […]
Think of 5 people (one a day) you can bless with a word of encouragement. Send your blessing by word, text, email, or personal note.
We all have a lot of things on our plate-but do all of these things need to be there? As you start 2017, Simplify your life, stop worrying about things you cannot control. Take a breath, let them go and get focused on the things that you can take care of!
Merry Christmas! Spread the Joy, Smile at all those you see!
As we approach Christmas Day on Sunday, take some time to prepare your heart to celebrate Jesus’ birth. Is there someone that you feel like God is asking you to share Jesus’ story with before Christmas? Many churches have Christmas Eve services or Christmas Day services; do you have a friend or family member who […]
Today’s challenge is simple and may just make someone’s day: Buy or share some chocolate and a conversation with a friend. Celebrate and friendship this Christmas season.
In the busyness of the holiday season, it’s easy to become distracted that we forget why we’re even celebrating: the gift of Immanuel, “God with us.” During this season leading up to Christmas try and reflect on the miracle of God choosing to enter the world in human form. (You Version Bible App has some great […]