7.24.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When We Compromise Christian Values

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• As I was searching through pictures to make today’s graphic, I can across this photo of balloons floating away. It reminded me of something that happened a few weeks ago… My husband and I were driving home when balloons started showing up around us. We saw them both caught in the airflow of the road or where they’d escaped the … Continue reading 7.24.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When We Compromise Christian Values

6.30.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When Sin Sneaks Up On Us

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• The movies depict drowning as a thrashing, screaming-for-help kind of scenario, but the reality is that drowning is a very quiet death. I’m not going to go into the gory details, but suffice it to say, the movies have mislead us in that regard (drama sells more tickets). With that said, we often assume sin is a big, noisy, splashy, … Continue reading 6.30.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When Sin Sneaks Up On Us

6.26.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Making Friends with Jesus

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When it comes to our relationship with the Trinity, it starts with understanding the roles held by God the Father; Jesus the Son and Savior; and the Holy Spirit the Comforter and Counselor… Then we get into the whole Three-as-One conversation and I admit, my head starts to spin. The Trinity is a subject I have to take in faith … Continue reading 6.26.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Making Friends with Jesus

6.16.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Spiritual Risks

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I once had a conversation with someone who was convinced that hell didn’t exist. I’m sure we all know people who believe that, but she was adamant that God was too loving to ever send anyone to hell—whether they believed in Him or not. I wish I’d had this conversation with her when I was a bit more developed in … Continue reading 6.16.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Spiritual Risks

5.18.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Fruits of the Spirit — Self-Control

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• This is Day Nine of our nine-day study of the Fruits of the Spirit. Galatians 5:22-23 says, “But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things!” Today, we’re looking at SELF-CONTROL. This is one of the most challenging fruits, isn’t … Continue reading 5.18.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Fruits of the Spirit — Self-Control

5.7.17 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Storms & Safe Harbors

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• We were driving home from church yesterday when my husband shouted, “Hail!” and I had to do a double-take since I wasn’t sure what he was talking about. He was checking the weather app on his phone; a storm was coming. My husband loves storms. He will stand on our back porch for hours, even in the middle of the … Continue reading 5.7.17 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Storms & Safe Harbors