From Our Hearts

How to Trust God in Difficult Times

Trust God in Difficult Times by Elizabeth George
"Oh, the heartache! Will it ever go away?" Perhaps these words darkened Sarah's thoughts the day she followed her full-of-faith husband, Abraham, out of Haran. Leaving Haran, the place where she'd married her beloved, was bad enough, but ...

Studying the Word in Context and Perspective

Studying the Word in Context and Perspective
The Word of God is the original omniscient, third-person point of view, kind of story. God, Himself, is the main character. A book like this differs from any other in that we can’t possibly try to put ourselves in God’s mindset to understand what we’re reading. After all...

The Servant Shall Be Exalted

The Servant Shall be Exhalted by Elizabeth George

Isaiah is considered among the greatest of the Old Testament prophets because of his many predictions of the Messiah. For instance, Christmas is the time when...

Setting Goals Each New Year

Setting Goals Each New Year by Elizabeth George
With New Years’ right around the corner, we’ll likely be hearing more and more about setting goals. Creating goals provides an opportunity for specific measurement, and setting specific goals helps you move forward in the direction you want to go.

Front Porch Opportunities

Front Porch Opportunities by Elizabeth George
One of the most desired features when finding the perfect home is the front porch. We like them because we can sit outdoors on a beautiful day and feel the breeze. We can sit in our rockers and watch the sunset. We can let ...

Boundaries and Promises

Boundaries and Promises
Children thrive when they are raised in a home that implements structure; so do we. Sure, rules give guidance and instill boundaries, but they also bring freedom. It’s all about perspective. God’s Word...

Season of Promises

Season of Promises
Once I calmed down, I regained that quiet assurance and contentment that comes from believing and trusting in the promises of God. God is in control—everything will be...

Parenting the Heart

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Our behavior is heart driven. There­fore, correction, discipline and training, every aspect of parenting, must be addressed to the heart. The fundamental task of parenting is...

Our True Citizenship

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The temptation for worldly acceptance comes when you lose sight of your identity. As a believer in Christ you are a...

Listen, But Don't Be Silenced

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Our world has been going through so many changes lately. Though most of you might agree that we’d be better off without them they really do cause us to...

Trusting God With Everything

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Contentment is almost an extinct virtue, yet it is one of the greatest blessings in the world. The Word of God calls us to be content. In fact...

Power in Prayer for Couples

Power in Prayer for Couples

There are few things that can change a marriage the way prayer can. Over and over we witness couples whose marriage was on the brink of uttering the dreaded...