Spiritual Growth

Practicing God’s Presence

Recently  my “quiet times” in the morning have felt a little  unsatisfying.  Sometimes I pray through my requests, read a Psalm or a devotional, sit still and invite God to be with me for…maybe 30 seconds…then I check that box and move on with my day. 

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He Changed My Name

I’m not who I used to be. Although I accepted Christ at a young age and had times of being close to God, most of the time I just wanted to live my own life.

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What Is Lent?

Lent begins next Wednesday and is a season of preparation and reflection that is celebrated by many Christian faiths. It is a 40-day period (not including Sundays) leading up to Easter for us to reflect on Christ and His ultimate sacrifice on our behalf.

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Making the Right Choices

When we accepted Christ, we became a new person. We are no longer slaves to sin. However, as fleshly beings we still seek satisfaction in worldly things.

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God’s Love Language

Gary Chapman wrote a book in 1992 called The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts. Chapman’s conclusion is that there are five emotional love languages—five ways that people speak and understand emotional love. They are: 1.    Words of Affirmation – using words of respect and love to build up your spouse 2.    Quality Time – giving your spouse your undivided attention; spending time together 3.    Gifts – giving things to your spouse which shows you

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Learning to Walk

When we become a follower of Christ, our heart undergoes a transformation. Our desires and motivations begin to change. We start wanting to learn how to “walk” in this new life.

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Standing on the Promises

God is not limited. He can do the impossible. I’m so grateful for God’s promises in his Word. I can go to these promises and read them again, knowing that the One who has promised will be faithful to fulfill his word.

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