But blessed is the one who
trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him.
When we first said yes to Jesus about going to Poptún, Guatemala I was terrified. We loved the people and country of Guatemala from our very first trip, yet the fear of going into a country, where we don't know the customs nor speak the language, completely on our own left a crippling fear. God's faithfulness and indescribable peace has gotten us through each trip. Not o...
In the morning, LORD, you hear my voice; in the
morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.
Expectations can be a funny thing. They can cause us to speak and believe out of a place of abundance and hope causing us to walk in radical faith. Yet, that same word - expectation - at the same time can create unfair or unrealistic expectations on those around us. If we're not careful our own dreams and desires can turn from hopeful expectat...
When You said, "Seek My face,"
My heart said to You, "Your face, LORD, I will seek."
A new year brings new goals. What are yours? Maybe they are physical goals that focus on being healthy or looking your best. Maybe you're wanting to focus on how you think and what flows out of your heart. Maybe you're focused on your emotional health and your goals are forgiveness or conquering fear. Whatever your goals are this year it's pretty easy to guess tha...
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation.
The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.
2 Corinthians 5:17
Along with a new year comes new hopes, new dreams, new goals, and so much more. Many people view the new year as a time to start over. A time for new beginnings. A time to forgive and move on. A time to let go of the past and embrace the days ahead. One of the biggest life changing moments in my walk with Jesus was being able to gras...