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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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How to Deal With Family Dysfunction: Lies and Deception

Lies and deception can be destructive. But they can also be forgiven.

Friends & Family

How to Deal With Family Dysfunction: Lies and Deception

Lies and deception can be destructive. But they can also be forgiven.

Life’s Challenges

Look in the windshield, not the rearview

Is a sharp memory good? Depends. It’s good when you remember names, birthdays, anniversaries, appointments, and promises. It’s bad when you remember past slights,…

Life’s Challenges

Roots and Fruit: Give Generously

The apostle Paul was unashamed to say that being financially generous is a key to joy, blessing, and so much more. In the same way, many Christians have learned that it is more blessed to give than to receive!

Friends & Family

Sins of the sons

I know about pain that doesn’t go away. I wrote a book about it. I’m writing about it again, but not because of my…

Life’s Challenges

Don’t Block God’s Blessings Compilation

Watch the entire devotional series from this week, as Pastor Jon recounts the little known story of Mephibosheth to help us see how God blesses us regardless of the challenges in our lives.

Life’s Challenges

Don’t Block God’s Blessings

Watch the entire devotional series from this week, as Pastor Jon recounts the little known story of Mephibosheth to help us see how God blesses us regardless of the challenges in our lives.

Depression & Anxiety

Don’t Be Afraid Before God

God shows kindness to us even though we don’t deserve it.

Bible 101

Chariots of fire

Gehazi, servant to the prophet Elisha, had no difficulty seeing his problems. Ben-Hadad II, the evil king of Aram, had sent an entire company…

Life’s Challenges

Don’t Be Afraid Before God

God shows kindness to us even though we don’t deserve it.

Depression & Anxiety

How to switch from reacting to preventing suicide

I met her at the airport. Within a few minutes, the woman told me, “I’ve been at two funerals in the past two months—and…

Bible 101

Oh, grow up!

Don’t you hate it when your kids settle? Know what I mean . . . when they settle for Cs when they could get As…