Prepared for Battle

Every day we face battles. Some of them are little skirmishes that don't give us much trouble, but some of them feel more like the Battle of Normandy where the consequences of defeat could be catastrophic. The Bible makes it clear that these battles are inevitable, but it is also full of reminders that defeat … Continue reading Prepared for Battle

Truth to Take Into the New Year

Happy New Year! Another year has come and gone, and most of us are reflecting back on the past year. There's no doubt been some wins and many things we're thankful for, but as we head into a new year the focus is often on the things we want to change. We set some goals … Continue reading Truth to Take Into the New Year

Palm Sunday … Victory Parade

It's March and March Madness is in full effect. Whole communities will be celebrating with their teams as each victory brings them closer to the ultimate prize. No doubt there will be victory parades in the streets as ecstatic fans welcome the players home. And those closest to the players will be proudly alongside them … Continue reading Palm Sunday … Victory Parade

God’s power, my victory

...growing in the knowledge of God, being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience... - Colossians 1:11 Paul began his prayer for the Colossians by asking God to fill them with the knowledge of his will.  As he continues, he confidently assumes that God … Continue reading God’s power, my victory

More Than Conquerors 

In all things we are more than conquerors through [Christ] who loved us. - Romans 8:37  "More than conquerors!"  Let that thought soak in. When I think of the word "conqueror", I think of the ultimate destroyer. The mighty leader that overtakes all of their enemies without compare. The one that is always victorious. The … Continue reading More Than Conquerors