And we know that for those who love God all things work together
for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
There are some scriptures that we cling to during times of uncertainty. Most of these scriptures are promises that bring us hope. Yet, if we're honest with ourselves there are a lot of days where the same hopeful promise leaves us feeling hopeless. Have you ever proclaimed Romans 8:28 over your life only to be left feelin...
For the LORD is good: his steadfast love
endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations.
For the Lord is good. Think about a situation or time in your life where you just didn't understand what God was doing. Maybe this season has come and gone, but maybe you're in this season right now. If you have been anchored in God's presence you most likely know and understand God's love for you even through difficult times. You most likely know d...
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...
Bless the LORD, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name!
Over Thanksgiving we were in Poptun, Guatemala. Each trip teaches us a little bit more about the culture and needs. The word of the week was "lluvia" which means rain. It has rained everyday, all day. This is the first trip to Poptun that we have experienced the rain and the cold weather. Both of which bring its own challenges in a culture where walking everywhere is norma...