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.
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…
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…
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fight Negativity With Your Mind
How do you resist when the devil pulls you down into negativity? Pastor Jon tells you what to do.
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,…
How to Overcome Negativity
How do you overcome negativity in your life when you’re weighed down by guilt?
Keep the Faith: GOD’s Here
When you’re afraid, when you’re ready to flip out, when you need a refuge from fear, just where can you go to find God? Pastor Mike points us to a 3,000-year-old psalm that reminds us we don’t need to go anywhere in order to discover God.
How to Stay Calm When Others Freak Out
While everyone else freaks out about today’s contentious issues, here’s why you can remain calm. We live in a world where it feels impossible to have civil disagreements. How are we supposed to behave in this age of outrage? Though this series first aired in February 2019, God’s Word is timeless as Pastor Jon helps us see how we should act during these challenging times.