Feb27

Struggling and Growing in Faith

During this season of Lent (which leads up to Easter), we often focus on the sufferings of Jesus, who followed God faithfully. We can also gain insights by reflecting on the sufferings of others—and what that might teach us about following God faithfully.

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Feb15

Lent in a Time of Isolation

After a difficult year, the idea of observing Lent may feel overwhelming. However, a look at Matthew 3 and 4 can help us see how Lent might be exactly what our souls need most this year.

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Feb10

Experiencing Lent in Light of 2020

This Lenten season, we can remember that the grief and emptiness we feel, the days we spent crying out “why, Lord, why?,” and the moments we feel most alone, are all redeemed through our risen savior Jesus Christ.

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Jan31

Lord, Teach Us to Pray

The Lord’s Prayer is a template for one of the most significant things we do as Christians: praying. When we pray, we acknowledge our total dependence on God as our heavenly Father, our thanksgiving to God, and our call to love and serve God in all the areas of our lives.

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Jan14

When Life Changes: Helen's Journey with Today

When life changes—whether due to a worldwide pandemic or due to simply entering a new phase of life—God always provides opportunities to be fed, to learn, and to worship.

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Dec31

Discovering Jesus

Let’s look in Mark this month for the many ways Jesus reveals himself and calls us to follow him as the Christ, the Messiah, the Son of God.

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Dec21

Dealing with the Christmas Blues

Christians often put an optimistic spin on the difficult seasons of our lives and struggle with admitting when we’re having a blue Christmas. The best way to deal with the Christmas blues is to accept them, to give ourselves permission to feel your emotions, and to allow the healing presence of God and his church to meet you in your pain.

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Dec14

Finding Hope at Christmas

The Christmas season can be strained by busyness, relational strife, fiscal limitation, loneliness, and the pain of loss and grief. But we can find hope at Christmas in the assurance that, no matter what darkness we are struggling with, the light of Jesus Christ cannot be overcome.

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Dec07

Dealing with Loss at Christmas

This year is unlike any other as many of us are experiencing some form of grief around the holidays. Find solace in digital connections with others, attend church services online, and remember the true meaning of Christmas—God’s unfailing love for you.

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