This poem is by Frank Carpenter, written as a meditation on the act of taking the Lord’s Supper. Because of God’s incredible love for us, he rescues and redeems us through the sacrifice of Jesus and his atonement for our sins. We hope that you read this poem as a meditation and a love letter, and let the beauty of God’s love for you encourage your heart today.
God is Good All the Time
Have you ever lived in a season of thirst or waiting, when you start to wonder if God hears or sees you? In this heartfelt post, Sarah encourages us with God’s word and his everlasting goodness. Who needs to read this truth today? Perhaps you are called to share this post with someone you love and remind them of the “goodness of the Lord in the land of the living”.
A Christian Approach to Elder Care
Elder care is an issue that has concerned mankind for ages. Is caring for the aged and aging a burden or a blessing? In case we are unsure what God thinks about this, Jesus rebuked the Pharisees for trying to escape the burden of caring for their aging parents in Mark 7:10-13. In this post, Fred shares some tips for loving and caring for for the elderly in our lives.
Roadmap to God’s Will; Trust God with the Future
One of the greatest dangers in our effort to discern the will of God is to make it into a method of discovering the future through divination or false religiosity. Our goal with this post-series is to focus on what the Bible teaches, not in order to figure out what our future might look like, but to understand what God wants us to know about Him and His will.
Releasing control to God; gaining life by letting go
Humans have been seeking to understand and control every aspect of our lives, from atoms to black holes, from our health to our relationships and everything in between. Our need to control is deeply ingrained in who we are as human beings. To release control is not only counter-cultural, it feels like we're losing ourselves. But in Matthew 10:39, Jesus calls...
Healthy vs. Unhealthy Fear
Do you remember what you were afraid of as a kid? Snakes? Ghosts? We had tons of things we were afraid of as children. What are you afraid of today as an adult? The dentist? Being laid off? Public speaking? In this post, Fred leads us through a discussion on heathy and unhealthy fears, and how God calls us to face our fears and what to do when we feel frightened.