Betina sat across from me in my office, sharing her story with tears in her eyes. When her family moved here from Los Angeles, they were looking for something to help them adjust to their new life. "We were always listening to a Christian radio station, and when we moved here I couldn't find it on the dial.
I love Colossians 3:12 because I feel like it’s one of those loving reminders about first impressions that I need so badly: “Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.
If I were a silent voice inside your head helping you to build healthy relationships, you would hear about this: “We Christians have no veil over our faces; we can be mirrors that brightly reflect the glory of the Lord. And as the Spirit of the Lord works within us, we become more and more like him.
There’s an organization right here in NWA that God is using to profoundly impact little lives thousands of miles away and make a big impact on communities! Founded in 2015, 2nd Milk is a non-profit organization committed to saving the lives of malnourished and orphaned infants in Africa and around the globe.
Life can be scary sometimes. During a crisis, there are helpers we turn to. People who give their lives to those in need. But it's not easy. We recently heard from Micah, a 911 Dispatcher.
Believing we can "have it all" all the time is a myth, a lie, and a joy stealer. What I do believe is that we can have God’s best for us. A "full life" and "life to the full" are two very different things. One is about grasping, while the other is about receiving.
Paul Barton says that when he was growing up, he does not recall hearing the words, "I love you," from his father at all. Paul says, "When your father never says those words to you when you're a child, it gets tougher to say them yourself each passing year.
It’s so easy to believe that we’re alone – that no one understands the things we're struggling with. Have you been there? Recently, Jennifer emailed us:.
When they called him back for surgery, their lips met like two butterflies. Hours later, the doctor sat to talk with the elderly woman. I wasn’t trying to eavesdrop, but the words from the doctor fell like bricks. This caused me to look at the man sitting beside me.
What a tremendous thing it would be if Christians around the world began to pray for Christ's body, the church. And for our world leaders as well, in the same way that Paul prayed for his friends in Ephesus.