Advent Devotionals, Devotionals, Five Minute Friday

Searching For Abundance in the Season of Advent

I am stuffed. My body is beyond content to the point of belly laughs that hurt and an extra three pounds on the scale. The jeans feel tighter, and taste buds are happy. A nap by the fireside as a sporting event plays on the television soothe the abundance into digestion and eases the mind… Read More Searching For Abundance in the Season of Advent

Christian Living

Truths to Hold on to as we are Refined Through Adversity in The Church

James 1:2-4 ESV Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. This verse can stand alone. No commentary or life application sermon is needed. No pulling it to… Read More Truths to Hold on to as we are Refined Through Adversity in The Church

Christian Living, Five Minute Friday

It’s Not Time to Settle for Complacency

What happens when we just settle in our place and not move forward in conviction? Complacency. It means a feeling of smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one’s achievements. We become smug, and seemingly uncaring. But we do care. Our faith is becoming attacked more and more with each passing day in our society… Read More It’s Not Time to Settle for Complacency