Living Victoriously When Life Is Difficult

“My faith is strong, my faith is unwavering and my vision is clear. My purpose will not be denied.”~ Teddy Bridgewater (quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings) Let’s face it, life is hard. There’s always some struggle to deal with it. It can be a big disappointment, like tearing your ACL right before your football season […]

Are You Willing To Be Authentic?

“Authenticity occurs when real people say real things about real issues with real feelings. When you’re authentic you live what you are.” ~ Charles Swindoll When the young lady that I mentor, and love, started dating recently, she asked me for some counsel. Having never dated before, she wanted wisdom on how to handle this […]

The Secret To Guarding Your Heart

“Is the condition of my heart my greatest concern? It should be because it is so determinative of every aspect of life. It ultimately determines my love for God and for others. It determines who I am and what I do.” ~ J.Hampton Keathley, III* If you are a Christian and are dating, you have […]

When Jesus Calls You By Name

“Mary!” Jesus said. ~ John 20:16 Our son, Nolan, played football in high school and college. As an offensive lineman, he had to learn to hold very still until the ball was snapped. Since even a twitch caused a penalty, this can often be a very challenging discipline for a lineman. Many times, fans from […]

Bible Verses And Quotes To Help You Fight Off Your Fears

“Basically, there are two paths you can walk: faith or fear. It’s impossible to simultaneously trust God and not trust God.” ~ Charles Stanley Everyone struggles with fear at some point in their life. Feelings of anxiety and worry are very real to the person experiencing them. I know because I have battled with fear […]

3 Tips To Help Mothers Mother Well

“Motherhood is a million little moments that God weaves together with grace, redemption, laughter, tears, and most of all love.  Trust Him. Hold tightly to Him. And be brave enough to let God write the story of your child’s life.” ~ Lysa TerKeurst Motherhood is a calling, a privilege and an honor. I am grateful […]

Golden Nuggets From God-Finding Joy In The Midst Of Your Storm

“You can either be angry for what you don’t have or thankful for what you do have. Do your best and God will do the rest.” ~ Nick Vujicic This year has been one of the most painful years of my life. I’ve had to face a lot of losses, which have left me with feelings […]

Bible Verses On God’s Love For You

“Though our feelings come and go, God’s love for us does not.” ~ C.S.Lewis We all struggle from time to time sensing God’s love for us. When you feel broken down by the pressures of life you may begin to question if God really loves you (click here to read “If God loves me why am […]

How To Break Free From Insecurity And Discover Who You Really Are

“We’re going to have to let truth scream louder to our souls than the lies that have infected us.” ~ Beth Moore The devil is real. I don’t like giving that bully a lot of attention, but I think too many Christians don’t give him enough. One of the ways he attacks God’s people is […]

If God Loves Me Why Am I Suffering?

“God will never disappoint us… If deep in our hearts we suspect that God does not love us and cannot manage our affairs as well as we can, we certainly will not submit to His discipline. …To the unbeliever the fact of suffering only convinces him that God is not to be trusted, does not […]