Throughout the Bible, we read stories of how God used imperfect people. He chose people with stuttering lips, poor self-esteem, sinful backgrounds, and little education to perform extraordinary feats for Him. It was a choice based on His grace, knowing His power was greater than any weakness. But though they did great things for God, … Continue reading Strength Over Weakness
What to Do in the Last Days
You have probably heard the term “Last Days.” It is the time from Jesus’s ascension into heaven to His return to earth. The Last Days started 2,000 years ago, but as we observe our world today, we see that Jesus’s return is growing nearer. We don’t know the exact moment Jesus will return, but … Continue reading What to Do in the Last Days
Are You Salty?
My husband Michael likes to make his own air popped popcorn. Because we like to eat healthy, Michael seasons it himself rather than using a store-bought mix. We all enjoy it—except when it comes to the salt. Michael likes his salty, and since we use sea salt, it turns out very salty. After complaining about … Continue reading Are You Salty?
In 1 Samuel 17, Israel was fighting against the Philistines but getting nowhere because of their secret weapon Goliath. Verse 11 says they were “greatly afraid.” When David comes on the scene, however, his response is totally different: “What shall be done for the man who kills this Philistine and takes away the reproach from Israel? … Continue reading Fight Fearless
Running to Win
As Christians, we are in a race. Not a physical race, but a spiritual one. While the world is racing for temporary dreams, wealth, and success, we are racing for a spiritual cause with far greater rewards. It’s a race designed by God, not man. “Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great … Continue reading Running to Win
The tiny little town of Broken Bow, Nebraska may seem obscure and insignificant to some. But for me, it holds many fond memories. It was where I was born . . . and born again. In the summer of 1984, a young couple by the name of Mark and Lynn Roche erected a blue puppet … Continue reading Small Beginnings