God Meets Us in Our Lowest Moments

Read: 1 Kings 19:5-8 There are moments in life when we hit rock bottom, feeling utterly defeated and alone. Elijah experienced this after his great victory over the prophets of Baal when Jezebel threatened his life. Despite his earlier triumphs, Elijah fled,...

Imitating Christ

Read: 1 Corinthians 11:1 For most of my childhood, I wanted to be Indiana Jones. It was the adventure for me. Solving problems and escaping booby traps, getting the treasure and the girl. Honestly, I don’t think I’ve ever outgrown it, I still use a satchel...

Joy in Affliction

Read: Philippians 4:4-7 Have you ever read the book of Job? It is an amazing story. He lost his wealth, his health, and even his children; Job could have cursed God and given himself over to bitterness. Job’s story is a powerful reminder that true and lasting...

Endurance in Trial

Read: James 1:2-4 A popular meme says, “Everything happens for a reason, but sometimes that reason is that you make bad decisions.”  I laugh every time because most of the drama I face in life is my fault. Of course, in life, that’s not always the case. From time to...

Chosen by God

Read: Ephesians 1:3-6 The most anxiety-inducing experience for many of us in elementary school was recess, specifically when it came time to pick teams for dodgeball. Remember standing there while two 8-year-olds try to determine your worth? The whole time...