A collection of Scripture-based messages for growing in the Christian faith.

Do You Need a Getaway?

I was getting desperate for some “quality” time with God. I knew what I needed: a quiet, secluded place, perhaps with a view of the mountains or ocean, a cup of delicious coffee…a walk on the beach…you know, “quality time.” My “QTs” at home just […]

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The Power is in The Story

Has God called you to be His messenger? To share the Good News to those who haven’t heard? Whether from the pulpit, the cubicle, or the supermarket checkout, we who call ourselves Christians are called to share the Good News with others; this is very […]

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What Comes to Mind When You Think Of Power?

Political position? The ability to influence or impress others with what we have or who we know? We even hear of “power in numbers.” No matter which comes to mind, do you believe that only those in power can make a difference? Two thousand years […]

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What’s your song?

I love to go outside early in the morning and listen to the birds sing the praises of creation, announcing God’s glory to the world. Countless melodies united together in one colorful chorus…it’s so beautiful! But why do they do it? Why do birds sing? […]

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Knowing God’s Will: Is That Really Enough?

As Christians wanting to honor God, we continually strive to live our lives according to His will.  Most decisions are obvious as the Bible gives us all the guidance we need for Christian living. And if Christ resides in your heart as the Lord of […]

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An Unexpected Gift

As children, we’ve all heard the saying “It’s better to give than to receive.” Usually, it preceded trips to the mall for Christmas or birthday presents. When I became a Christian at age 31, I felt I was fortunate not to struggle too much with […]

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“Please, Just 5 More Minutes!”

I knew I needed to get up if I was going to have my morning quiet time. Tempted to crawl back into bed, I got as far as the edge, reasoning with myself “please, only 5 more minutes!” Finally I resisted, got my coffee and […]

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