Posts tagged “Perseverance”
3 words that will change your election-year fear
The year 2020, it appears, is the year of fear. As I write these words, there’s no emotion that seems to have gripped more…
There’s a phrase in the English language that’s better than most things one can hear in life. I’m speaking, of course, of the statement:…
Find Joy in All Circumstances
Watch the entire devotional series from this past week as Pastor Ben shows us how we can find joy no matter what is happening.
Change Your Negative Thoughts to Positive
You don’t need to be stuck in negative thoughts. You can do this by literally changing your brain. Pastor Ben explains.
How to Forget the Things Weighing You Down
Do you feel like you can’t move forward until you fix your past? If so, Pastor Ben says don’t believe this lie.
Does virtue always bring rewards?
Parents, teachers, and coaches all stress to their young charges over and over that doing the right thing will always bring you benefits. Wouldn’t…
Why You Shouldn’t Keep Score
Do you find your identity in keeping score of your accomplishments? If so, that’s not healthy. Instead, Pastor Ben shares the record that really matters.
I have a pastoral pet peeve. Can I share it with you? I get annoyed when people give up on church too quickly. I…
Church, we need to rise, or we will surely fall
It seems everywhere we look battle lines have been drawn. If we’re not careful, the church, like the country, will fall in division. Pastors…
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…
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.
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…