Trembling & Trusting

Can deep affliction and abiding faith coexist? Yes. We find a wealth of examples in the more than sixty lament psalms in the Bible.

It’s safe to say that Jesus knew all of the psalms by heart. He’d sung them all his life. In Jesus’ day, every devout Jew knew every psalm by heart. There are only 150 of them. How many songs do you know?

While Jesus hung on the cross for …

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Our Troubled World

Horrified, shocked, saddened. We close our eyes and shake our heads, repulsed at the horrors that took place in Orlando—mass murder, and a toddler overcome by an alligator. A hate-filled perpetrator, combined with unspeakable tragedy, leaves us feeling vulnerable and fearful and confused. Our chaotic world spins out of control. How much more can we endure? When will it all end?

In troubled times, we turn to the Scriptures to find God’s words …

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We Want to Know

I’d love to hear from our memorizing community, what are you memorizing right now?

Tell us what you are memorizing, and either why you chose this project, what you’re learning, or anything else that might encourage us.

Personally, I’m not memorizing anything new right now, but I’d love a fresh project—just can’t decide on one. Got any suggestions for me?

Some of us (that would include me) need a little inspiration, and …

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Queen of Sheba

In the Old Testament book of 1 Kings, we read about the Queen of Sheba who travels a long distance to Jerusalem because she has heard about the great wisdom of King Solomon. She comes to check it out for herself.

“She said to the king, ‘The report I heard in my own country about your achievements and your wisdom is true. But I did not believe these things until I came and …

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God's Power in us

As we face uncertain days ahead do you ever feel powerless to make any positive contribution in this crazy, chaotic world that seems to be in a free fall?

Even as God’s people we underestimate God’s power and forget that his power is inside us. We don’t fully grasp what God wants to do in us and through us.

The Apostle Paul prays that we will be spiritually enlightened about the power …

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