The rapid changes in our world can give us a sense of uncertainty and unease. We can be thrown off balance by the suffering we see around us, the evolving technology that outpaces our ability to absorb it, and the daily rise and fall of financial markets. Sometimes what seems worthwhile today has less value tomorrow. As […]
This morning is really a morning about two things. The first is a tale, or shall I say the tales of caution for everyone who has ever seen God do the amazing in their life or the lives of those around them. The second is time to recharge.
“Elijah was a man just like us. He prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and it did not rain on the land for three and a half years.” James 5:17
Are you successful? Take a moment and reflect on the question. What is your answer? Now, answer the question from several different angles: Would your spouse (if applicable) say you are successful? Would your children (if applicable) say you are successful? What would your closest friends say? Your associates at work? What would God say? Maybe you’re wondering whether or […]
Our lives as followers of Christ are a magnificent obsession with an eternal hope. The Bible has quite a lot to say about hope. Biblical hope has as its foundation faith in God. Without hope we can literally become sick. Heartsick. Sick in our minds and souls. This sickness can lead to discouragement, depression, hopelessness. But […]