Refined by our trials

For You, God, tested us; You refined us as silver is refined...we went through the fire and water, but You brought us out to abundance. - Psalm 66:10,12 CSB What if we started to think about how the struggles we go through are refining us? In our sin nature, we were born with impurities that … Continue reading Refined by our trials

God Will Always Show Up

Do you ever wonder if God takes a day off? If there is ever a time when He decides that He’s seen enough and heard enough? If one day He’s going to ignore it all and decide just not to show up? After all, His people (the Israelites, the Church, me, you) seem to get … Continue reading God Will Always Show Up

What the next generation needs to know

As we look at the current election and collectively grieve the two choices we're faced with, it can almost seem like we have no hope. Those of us that have come of age in the current generation have watched the country deteriorate before our eyes. Unfortunately, I believe the key word in that sentence is … Continue reading What the next generation needs to know

Praise God!

Why do we praise God?  Is it because he needs it?  Does he need our praise, the praise of human beings that he created? Is it somehow meant to boost his ego or increase his confidence?  Hardly!  If we decide not to praise him, he’ll still be praised.  The heavenly beings are constantly praising him.  … Continue reading Praise God!