1.24.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Reflecting the Light of the Son

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Wherever God puts you, you have an opportunity to shine. But it’s not of our own power. The world tells us to shine our own lights, and we may be able to muster a few watts for a while. But the strongest light we can ever have is a reflection of the very Light of the world—Jesus Christ. Our signature … Continue reading 1.24.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Reflecting the Light of the Son

1.14.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Then vs Now Challenge

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• So have you seen the Then vs Now Age Challenge on Facebook? The instructions are simple: post your first profile picture and your most recent. I’m not participating because my profile picture hardly ever gets changed. It’s been almost two years since I switched it. It’s been interesting to see what my Facebook friends have posted though. But even more … Continue reading 1.14.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Then vs Now Challenge

12.22.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Assumptions, Stories, & The Cracker Barrel

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Happy Weekend Before Christmas! Since many will be traveling, or getting ready to travel, I’m going to share my absolute favorite road-trip game. All you need is a Cracker Barrel and your imagination. The walls of all Cracker Barrel locations are decorated with a hodgepodge of pictures and antiques. The game is to select a section of wall, and make … Continue reading 12.22.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Assumptions, Stories, & The Cracker Barrel

11.23.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Fruit With a Side of Wisdom

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• One of my favorite Bible verses (I have a lot of them!) is James 1:5, “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.” I love that we can pray for wisdom. It’s a comfort during difficult seasons that we can earnestly pray for wisdom on … Continue reading 11.23.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Fruit With a Side of Wisdom

7.21.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Temptations

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I have a major sweet tooth, but there’s one dessert I’ll never order in a restaurant… Anything chocolate. Don’t get me wrong, I like chocolate just fine… I’m just not the chocolate fanatic like some people I know (you know who you are!). But if I’m going to eat chocolate, I’m kind of particular about it. I don’t care for … Continue reading 7.21.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Temptations

7.4.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Freedom We Don’t Embrace

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Happy Fourth of July! Today, Americans celebrate our declaration of freedom. Each year, we pause to reflect on the freedoms our founding fathers established. Whether you’ve read the Declaration of Independence in its entirety or not, most Americans know the infamous line, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by … Continue reading 7.4.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Freedom We Don’t Embrace