The Invitation

I remember back in High School when the dreaded turn around dance would come, where the girls would have the chance to ask the guys if they would be their date at the dance.  That time each year I painfully learned what it must have felt like for girls to wait around to see if […]

Rejoice, Pray, Encourage

This week I was reading through 1 Thessalonians and came across this verse, “Rejoice always, pray continually, and give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, TNIV)  This is a part of Paul’s final instructions in the letter for his church in Thessalonica, and is […]

Why roots?

It says in Psalm 1 of the Bible that, “They (those people whose roots are in God) are like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither— whatever they do prospers.” (Psalm 1:3, TNIV). Now those who know trees, know the importance of roots.  Roots […]