Posts tagged “Faith”
A Fresh Start: For Your Money
When accumulating more and more money becomes the center of our universe, we end up with darkness, worry, and eventual loss. But when we seek God first, satisfying our hearts with the presence and promises of God, money finds its rightful place in our lives. Our loving Father can become our true treasure, freeing us from serving money and allowing us to use it wisely.
The best way to begin your day
Each morning our bodies instinctively strive for harmony. Psychologists call this homeostasis, or equilibrium. For example, if we wake up tired, we reach for…
A Fresh Start: For Your Body
This message takes us back to the beginning, to physical life as God intended, and reminds us of the Father who gave us life and wants only what is best for his kids. In addition, it reminds us of the “image of God” that we have through Jesus, a spiritual reality that gives even our bodies peace and rest.
Exercise your faith!
Every year around this time of year, people come out of their food- and Christmas celebration-induced haze and realize their pants don’t fit quite…
Worth the pain
Last week lots of people were putting their 2019 recap on social media. When I think of 2019, a C.S. Lewis quote comes to…
3 Words that will change your New Year
If failing to achieve your goals was an Olympic sport, I would win the gold. Seriously. Every New Year I go crazy with the…
A Fresh Start: With Jesus
Jesus said that those who humbly confess their need of God’s grace (instead of self-righteously comparing themselves to others) will be justified and exalted in the eyes of God. Perhaps, then, repentance is the most liberating way to live!
Resolve to serve
Happy New Year! Have you made a resolution yet? I haven’t made a long-term one because I’m trying something new. I’m focusing on a…
New Year, new you?
New Year’s resolutions can be good. They motivate. They’re a plan for doing better in the future. They can be a great way to…
Simply Christmas: Seek. Speak. Think.
Life slows down after Christmas for us, but not on that first Christmas. The shepherds burst with good news and blurted it out to anyone who would listen. Mary treasured up the truths about her newborn son. People went home glorifying and praising God for all they had heard and seen. What if we did the same?
God’s New Year’s resolutions
The moment we unwrap the last Christmas present, we quickly turn our attention to the next year—and everything we’re going to change about our…
How can you make the most of Christmas?
In 48 hours, it’ll all be over. For the past two months, most retailers and radio stations have been preparing you for this moment….