Such incredible, miraculous, life-changing words. “He is not here; he has risen, just as he said…” Matthew 28:6 His power could not be contained in a grave. His love could not be conquered by death. His truth could never be buried and forgotten. Jesus Christ rose again, He is Victorious! And He makes all things new. The very purpose of this Easter weekend reminds us, that no matter … [Read more...] about A Prayer for Easter: He Is Risen!
Today, on January 20, 2017, President-elect Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, and Mike Pence as the 48th Vice President. For many in our nation, this season of change brings much hope. For many others, it brings fear and uncertainty. Wherever you may be on that spectrum, we can be reminded of this from God’s word: He calls us to pray for our … [Read more...] about Prayer for Our Leaders and Nation: 12 Verses of Hope
Freedom is powerful. It's a gift. A treasure. The most significant, important gifts in life are always worth fighting for. And often, they come with a great price. They're not free. Somewhere along the way, someone paid dearly for the liberties we enjoy so freely today. But sometimes, we forget. It’s easy to take them for granted. We enjoy freedom, but most of us alive today, have always had … [Read more...] about A Veteran’s Day Prayer: For Those Who Protect Our Nation
“The LORD has established His throne in the heavens, And His sovereignty rules over all.” Psalm 103:19 He came home from school wearing his "I voted" sticker and slumped into the chair. My 6 yr. old son, lover of all things sports related, had just “voted” for the first time in his elementary school’s mock election - vote for your favorite team sport. Apparently, his choice was not the most … [Read more...] about No Matter What, God Is Still on the Throne
Sometimes in the midst of heated political battles and uncertain times, it's difficult to even know how to pray or where to begin. We just know we have a deep ache in our hearts that cries out for God's mercy, and a longing to see him heal our land. Maybe other times we wonder how effective our prayers even are. Yet God is faithful, no matter how we feel, and His Presence of power and peace … [Read more...] about A Prayer for America: 20 Verses of Hope
In all of the talk about freedom in world, through top headline news stories, and across years of history, as we remember brave men and women who fought hard for the liberties we have today, this powerful Truth still rises above all... Only in One can true freedom be found. Only in One can we be made new. Only in One can we find lasting peace and hope. Only in One – Jesus Christ. For … [Read more...] about The Power of the Cross: Where True Freedom Is Found