Letting the Walls Come Down

Letting the Walls Come Down

What walls do you have up? Are you keeping certain people at arm’s length? Are you closed off from your church family? Are you protecting your heart or are you afraid to let someone in? We build walls for many reasons. It might be hurt, grief, pride, fear, or a myriad...
Letting Go and Letting God

Letting Go and Letting God

When I asked many of you what you have the hardest time letting God have control over, I was pleasantly surprised at the amount of answers I received. I was thankful for some of the private conversations I was able to have with others; conversations that might not...
Jesus Wept

Jesus Wept

Jesus wept. This verse is found in John 11:35 (NIV) after Mary and Martha’s brother, Lazarus, had died. They called on Jesus to come and save him, but He didn’t. He waited four days before going to them. The sisters were distraught. They had called upon Jesus to save...
The Words We Speak

The Words We Speak

Words are powerful. They can cut like a knife or they can soothe like a salve. It’s how people use words that matter. Ask the 10-year-old boy whose father constantly tells him he won’t amount to anything. Ask the 15-year-old girl whose classmates call her fat just...