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Life’s Challenges

Jesus said, “In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” We have a Savior who knows our struggles and knows our pain, and he will give us the strength to persevere and trust his will for us.

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Life’s Challenges

I feel overwhelmed

Sometimes life is good—you’re caught up with all your obligations, bills paid, health good, daily pressures manageable, no crises at work. But other days…

Life’s Challenges

Are You in a Good Place?

In order to be a good neighbor, you need to take care of yourself and be in a good place. How do you get there? Jesus told his disciples the simple answer.

Life’s Challenges

Watching the nation burn

Wildfires have been raging across the Northwest. Smoke from those fires has been altering the weather for a long time now in Idaho where…

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Come soon, Lord Jesus

There’s lots to love in this life. God’s creation is so beautiful. Childbirth is such a stunning miracle. Children’s voices and laughter are so…

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A proper lament

My teenage son recently joined the ranks of those who can be given the moniker “Brace Face”—the world of orthodontia. This is a painful…

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Keep the Faith: GOD Endures

A protective father dies young. A talented teammate moves away. A close friend gets a new job. In a world where nothing–even the best things in life–lasts for long, all you need to do is read Psalm 136 to see what does endure forever.

Life’s Challenges

Battling Negativity

Watch the entire devotional series from this past week as Pastor Jon helps us deal with and conquer the negativity that tries to overtake us.

Life’s Challenges

Don’t Let Death Lead to Negativity

When you’re feeling sad or negative over the death of a loved one, remember the hope that’s in Psalm 23.

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Don’t Dwell on ‘What If?’

We often live in the “what ifs” of life, and it presses us down into negativity. So change the question. Pastor Jon explains.

Life’s Challenges

Fight Negativity With Your Mind

How do you resist when the devil pulls you down into negativity? Pastor Jon tells you what to do.

Life’s Challenges

Solomon’s healthy perspective

Way before COVID-19 messed with our way of life, King Solomon looked at everything “under the sun” and said that it was all hevel,…

Life’s Challenges

How to Overcome Negativity

How do you overcome negativity in your life when you’re weighed down by guilt?