Preparing for Lent 2020

Our Hardships are Small, Christ’s Suffering was Greater. As lent approaches, most of us are probably dreading those difficult forty days. It is a time when we feel like we must give up something we like doing, like playing video games, using social media, or eating sweets. We dislike

Christmas 2019

Am I ready? Have I bought everything that I need? Have I wrapped the presents? Have I made all of my social plans? These are the questions that can easily fill our minds during the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season. It can be quite easy to get caught

October 2019

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. {2 Timothy 4:7} Well we are officially nearing the end of October. I am sure that many of you have returned to school routines this fall or maybe started a new job after

Media Recommendations - Sept. 2019

If you are anything like me, a good book, song, or podcast can be the difference between having some time with Jesus on a busy week and just not making it to prayer at all. Here are a few things that have moved me closer to Jesus and nourished my

Spring into Easter - 2019

For many people, January means new beginnings. “New year, new me,” right? But for me, my fresh start always begins in Spring. This is the season for the regrowth of the old and the first growth of the new. We break through that chill of winter that seems to be

Thanksgiving 2018

Thank you. Two simple words that when separate can be seen as two obsolete words that do not make a full statement. But when they are put together they become a distinct, full statement that has significant meaning behind it when we pause and think about what we are saying.