The First to Believe

What if you were the first? Maybe you already are. I imagine the excitement and joy bubbling to the surface as you get to know Jesus for the first time. But maybe the fearful glance over your shoulder at what others would think. Will your family or friends get it? Do you care if theyContinue reading “The First to Believe”

Helping Your Kids Pray with 3-2-1-0

Sincere faith is passed down in sincere ways. It doesn’t have to be flashy or wordy, in fact Jesus told us to pray simply. So at bedtime when you’re spent and the kids need to get to sleep, this is my solution to help you model powerful prayer without dragging the clock on. (printable below!)Continue reading “Helping Your Kids Pray with 3-2-1-0”

Why Don’t We Pray About It?

I know my problems are real, but often I wonder if my prayers are. Am I praying “right” and does God care? I’m so honored to host author Elisa Morgan (MOPS President Emerita) on such a tender topic. Her words are just what I needed lately. Read on for a fresh perspective on your prayer-life.Continue reading “Why Don’t We Pray About It?”

He Holds All Things and He’s already decided

I don’t know how you’re feeling about the election, but I know how Jesus feels. He’s completely calm and not freaking out. Know why? Because the outcome is already decided…by Him. Now some of us may not want to hear that if our candidate loses. I’ve been in that spot before, thinking, “God you gotContinue reading “He Holds All Things and He’s already decided”

When we forget to abide

I promise in the end this will be hopeful. But the beginning isn’t. I share because I wonder how many of us started off strong and then bad days became hard weeks. And hard weeks rolled into ‘when is this going to end.’ So here’s the truth about why it was getting so hard. IContinue reading “When we forget to abide”

Why Your Jesus Friend Keeps Inviting You To Church

He kept inviting me to church and it got annoying. Yes, I was curious, always trying to better myself, but church was for rule-followers and old people. Right? I never did attend his church, perhaps out of fear. But as I watched the way he lived, the way he loved harder, gave more freely, forgaveContinue reading “Why Your Jesus Friend Keeps Inviting You To Church”