Have You Seen Jesus?

“If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink.” – John 7:37 By Janey Waters Have you ever had a time where you felt forsaken by God? I have. Just recently, a situation occurred where I felt abandoned, confused, vulnerable, hurt, disappointed, and angry. Tears flowed over my cheeks as I faced His […]

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Alabaster Box

“And truly, I say to you, wherever the gospel is proclaimed in the whole world, what she has done will be told in memory of her.” – Mark 14:9 By Cheryl Ide I read The Normal Christian Life by Watchman Nee this summer. I loved it, especially the last four chapters. Chapter 14 has given […]

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Get in the Boat

That day when evening came, he said to his disciples, “Let us go over to the other side.” – Mark 4:35 By Jay Ide A recent sermon by Fr. Chris regarding Biblical Strategies for Success recalled something that happened many years ago. It has two parts, but they really are part of the same narrative. […]

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All Roads Lead to God?

“Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.” – Matthew 7:13-14 By Frank Christel “All roads lead to God” was […]

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Forever God is Faithful

The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer. It is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure. – 2 Samuel 22:2, 33 By Dixie Spears Most of you know about the fall I had on July 2. Fell flat on my bottom and was in severe pain for several […]

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Did we find time to worship?

“Martha, Martha, you are worried and bothered about so many things; but only one thing is necessary, for Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her.” – Mark 10:41-42 NASB By Jay Ide Remember back at Mowrey’s, that slide that prior to the service that reminded all of us […]

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What is it that I hope for?

“Three things will last forever – faith, hope, and love – and the greatest of these is love.” – 1 Corinthians 13:13 By Frank Christel John Eldridge’s latest book “All Things New” explores Bible promises about the life ahead. His focus is on a neglected word in the passage above: hope. Faith is important, of […]

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Speak and do not be silent

“When they bring you to trial and hand you over, do not worry beforehand about what you are to say; but say whatever is given you at that time, for it is not you who speak, but the Holy Spirit.” – Mark 13:11 By Betty Christel I am not one to easily share my walk […]

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God, help me! I have nothing to give her!

“Come near to God and he will come near to you” – James 4:8 By Janey Waters I had not seen my client in two years, which was bad enough, but arriving twenty minutes late for her session made my heart sink. My suspicion was confirmed when I saw her. Red eyes, disheveled hair, borrowed […]

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A Lesson From Ballroom Dancing

You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy, that my heart may sing your praises and not be silent. Lord my God, I will praise you forever. – Psalm 30:11-12 A LESSON FROM BALLROOM DANCING By Debbie Roberts It has been many years ago since I enjoyed my […]

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