We look for God in big and loud, bold and bright moments. In this passage from 1 Kings in the Old Testament, you will learn that Elijah is looking for the Lord in the wind, earthquake and fire, but only finds God in the silence that follows all of the ruckus.Continue reading »
There is a long-tradition of lighting candles in the front windows of a home at Christmastime. Some customs say that the light of the candle is a sign of welcome, especially to travelers, reminding them that someone inside the home is keeping the fireplace burning warm for their arrival.Continue reading »
God gives a clear command in Philippians 4:6: Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
When all of our family and friends are gathered around a holiday meal, it is easy to give thanks to God. We feel blessed and grateful when our plates are full and our loved ones are well.
But what about when we are tired and worn? How do we give thanks when the dots don’t connect and the pennies don’t stretch? So often, our hearts and minds are filled to capacity with hurt, anger, worry and grief. How do we give thanks in this dark and harsh world that sometimes feels like it is swallowing us?Continue reading »
As parents, we get to reframe failure with persistence. We aren’t failing, we are simply navigating roadblocks that are keeping us from our destination.Continue reading »
Today we are celebrating the release of May God Bless You and Keep You, so we sat down with author Sarah Cunningham to talk about why she wanted to write this book and what her hopes are for it.Continue reading »