1. This little singer and her dad are guaranteed to bring you joy today: [Tweet this]
Maybe you're having one of those days.
The one where you lost your keys, ran out of gas, juggled screaming kiddos, glances at a pile of bills, and there just aren't enough hours in a day.
Maybe you feel exhausted-like you're running on empty. Like expectations pile up but you're already spread too thin.
Maybe you are tired of arguing, sick of being left out, or weary of holding everyone else together.
Maybe your body isn't working like it's supposed to.
You aren't alone.
When you're at the end of your rope, wherever that may be, will you remember these powerful truths?
May they fill you with peace, hope, and joy today: Continue Reading...
Scripture is God’s story. He is the central character and the author of it all. Yet, as a loving God, we’re invited into the divine story God has been writing since the beginning of time. [Tweet this]
Will you go back to the beginning of God’s story with me?
Beginning today, we will spend the next six weeks diving into Genesis, using the accompanying DVD Bible study: Pursuing God’s Love: Stories from the Book of Genesis.
Let’s face it.
Sometimes schedules jam-pack. Work spills over into rest. Clothes need to be washed.
While your intentions and organization may have started out on track, you may find yourself getting a little behind on the Bible study you signed up for.
You’re not alone.
May I encourage you? Don’t give up! Even if you’re one-day or four-weeks behind schedule, God can and is doing work in your heart through what you’re learning. Will you keep pressing forward?
As we’ve spent the week in Kenya, I’ve had the privilege of getting a close up look at the work of Compassion. I can literally walk into any project, point at any kid, and ask to see their file—a thick, 3-ring binder filled with monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports on the child’s health, academic progress, spiritual growth, goals for life, and observations/needs from home visits.
I’ve been given free reign to ask anything, which is dangerous for someone like me, because I’m unafraid to ask any and every question. What is haunting me from this week is that I’ve gotten a glimpse into things your sponsored child simply can’t tell you: Continue Reading...