Posts tagged “Hope”
What you can’t see
Did you get to see the great conjunction on December 21? I didn’t. This was the date that Jupiter and Saturn were in the…
Tick. Tock. There are more than 30 million seconds in a year. How many of those 30 million moments of the year do…
Take the best of 2020 into 2021
“It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.” If we didn’t know better, we might think Charles Dickens was referring…
Christmas Hype: It’s All About Jesus
Do you fall into the comparison trap? One of the most natural things for the human heart is to forget about the actual life God has given us because we’re so interested in the life God has given others. John the Baptist didn’t fall for the comparison trap. Pastor Mike shows how we can also bypass it by remembering John’s key point of what matters most.
Christmas Hype: Jesus Is Worth the Hype
As Christmas nears, what gift is your heart yearning for? Is there something that if you received it, it would make you happy and give you peace? Be careful about what gets the last word in your heart. In this account from the book of Matthew, John the Baptist reveals the path that many people don’t follow, but it’s one that leads to incredible blessing.
Feeling Hopeless? Fact: You Have a Future
You may feel hopeless, but God gives you this definite hope.
Is the story of Christ just another conspiracy?
Conspiracy theories are on the rise. You can tell by just listening to people in your own family. In fact, you might have already…
Christmas Hype: Jesus Is the Focus
How impressive is your Jesus? The answer to that question might determine the quality of your Christmas. That’s why John the Baptist wants to remind you who Jesus really is and how impressive his work really was.
Keep an eye on your neighbor
Just a few days before Thanksgiving, one state’s governor faced severe backlash when she suggested that people should keep an eye on their neighbors—and…
God’s To-Do List for Depression
When we’re depressed, sometimes we naively think that if we just go to church, just sing the right song, or just say the right prayer, our depression will go away. But God’s to-do list for depression isn’t something he’s commanding us to do; it’s something he himself is getting done. Pastor Mike looks to a 3,000-year-old psalm to find how God is helping.
Go and Tell
Jesus told his followers to “Go” and share the good news. But what if you don’t feel qualified? What if you think you have made too many mistakes? Well, if you think you’re really messed up, then you might just be the perfect person to go and tell the world about Jesus.
Your alive and well and for-sure future
There is, perhaps, no more misunderstood word in the Bible than hope. In English, the word hope is used for any random wish, no…