Rejoicing and Renewing Daily: How to Take Your Thoughts Captive

Rejoicing and Renewing Daily: How to Take Your Thoughts Captive

With the delta variant of the COVID-19 virus ramping up, below are some good suggestions for keeping our thoughts and gaze on God:   One of the consequences of having more time on our hands is that we also have more time alone with our thoughts. Sometimes this...
5 Uplifting Prayers for Teachers

5 Uplifting Prayers for Teachers

Student, Parents, and Grandparents – join me in lifting our teachers up in prayer. Teachers – let’s find some quiet time to pray for our students and their parents. Each of the following three parents’ prayers for teachers, and the two teachers’ prayers for the school...
An Open Letter to the Hesitant Church-Goer

An Open Letter to the Hesitant Church-Goer

The past year has been tumultuous and exhausting, with tectonic shifts in the ways we live and work and relate with each other. Societies are changing, and no one quite knows what the new “normal” will be. But as we experience the kinds of trouble that Jesus promised...
Trusting God in Times of Uncertainty: 4 Strategies for Finding Peace

Trusting God in Times of Uncertainty: 4 Strategies for Finding Peace

Few among us could claim to be unfamiliar with uncertain times anymore. If anything, we’ve learned that certain times are likely a myth. But one thing that remains steady, no matter our circumstances, is the faithfulness of our God. Here, Sophie Agbonkhese shares the...
Of Strawberries and Rhythms: Learning to Appreciate Every Moment

Of Strawberries and Rhythms: Learning to Appreciate Every Moment

Life is filled with mundane moments: chopping onions, folding laundry, putting gas in the tank. When we add them all up, we can find ourselves in a busy, run-around-all-day pattern that feels out of control. Vanessa Hunt encourages us to pause and discover some of...