Many years ago, I was listening to a teacher speak on fear and how it can at times paralyze someone and prevent them from stepping into new territories, seek new opportunities.  They wouldn’t try because they were afraid.  This teacher’s …

Fear of the unknown can be crippling, for some it has caused them to feel as though they can’t move in any direction. It can feel overwhelming and when it takes root, it can seem to take over our lives.…

What are you afraid of? Are you afraid of things that go bump in the night or more afraid of the creepy crawlies? I know people who are afraid of dogs, of snakes, of a multitude of animals. Some are …

Years ago, when God was calling me into pastoral ministry I was absolutely riddled with fear and He knew it. He knows everything, after all. All I could think of were the many reasons why that seemed impossible. Everywhere I …

Some things we face in life are just plain tough. And with all that is going on in the world today — violence, crime, international unrest, economic uncertainty, job loss, concern over the future of our children, family hardships, disease, …

 

 

Am I now seeking human approval, or God’s approval? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still pleasing people, I would not be a servant of Christ. (Galatians 1:10)

I remember a long time ago …

 

Then God said, “Let us make humankind in our image, according to our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, and over all …

 

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s own people, in order that you may proclaim the mighty acts of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. Once you were …

 

 

John answered, “No one can receive anything except what has been given from heaven. You yourselves are my witnesses that I said, ‘I am not the Messiah, but I have been sent ahead of him.’ He who has …

 

Little children, let us love, not in word or speech, but in truth and action. And by this we will know that we are from the truth and will reassure our hearts before him whenever our hearts condemn us; …