encouragement · Faithfulness · Knowing God

The Danger of Apathy

"Other seed fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked it, and it yielded no grain.... they are those who hear the word, but the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of riches and the desires for other things enter in and choke the word, and it proves unfruitful." Mark 4.7, 18-19,… Continue reading The Danger of Apathy

Christian Living · Prayer

When You’re On Sensory Overload

The sink is overflowing with dishes and more have migrated to the countertops. Piles of laundry wait expectantly to be washed, folded or put away. Your kids seem to think that their outdoor behavior works indoors. Suddenly, you hear glass shatter nearby as the dog's tail makes contact with a vase. The phone is pinging.… Continue reading When You’re On Sensory Overload

encouragement

Keep on keepin’ on. (Day #13 of the #encourage marathon)

“As for you, brothers, do not grow weary in doing good.” 2 Thessalonians‬ ‭3:13‬ ‭ESV‬‬ Welcome to the halfway point of our #encourage marathon! (If you missed yesterday's post, you can read it here.) **Please note, there is a typo on your PDF for today's passage  it should be 2 Thessalonians 3.13 not 5.13** Someone out… Continue reading Keep on keepin’ on. (Day #13 of the #encourage marathon)

encouragement · Fear

Feeling overwhelmed?

Somewhere, right now, there is a young mother standing in her house, the fingertips of both hands pressed into her head in frustration. The house gets cleaned, only to be dirty within a few minutes. She sits down to rest only to be interrupted by another of her children. The sink is clogged, the repairman is calling, the bills need paying and dinner needs preparing. Somewhere, right now, somebody you know is feeling overwhelmed. It might even be you.