Category: Encouragements & Devotionals

Growth Spurts of Faith

Someone asked, “Are you born again?” My reply was, “Again and again and again.” My friend, shocked by my response, rather blatantly scolded me, “You are only saved once. You need not to be redeemed more than that.” I was

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Jesus is the Light in the Darkness

The world is a scary place these days. Most of my friends and family have an impending sense of doom because evil is running rampant all around us.  From horrific terrorist attacks to government corruption, and even a common complacency

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The Love of God in the Sacrifice of Christ

The Love of God picture of a cross

Do you regularly stop to think about how much God loves you? Because of the distractions of this world, I can sometimes lose sight of the love of God. I know He loves me, that is not in doubt. However,

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Why is it called “Good Friday”?

It can seem odd that we, as Christians, would give such a title to the day our Lord suffered in agony and despair, spit at, cursed, and taunted by a crowd, after surviving beating and flogging by the Romans. How

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The Call to Coexist

Undoubtedly, you have seen the “coexist” bumper sticker staring at you from the car in front of you. Or perhaps you have seen it shared on Facebook or as a pop-up on a website. The message is advocating for religious

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Miracle in Reykjavik

Although I had been raised by God-fearing parents, I had fallen away in my twenties, and worshiped Nature rather than our creator. To my mind, a loving God would not allow the miseries of the world to persist and grow.

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Is God there?

As Christians, we expect to live our faith on a daily basis. The daily grind can cloud our minds, obscuring our faith, making it challenging to feel close to God. Just recently, life has thrown many challenges in my family’s

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