Jesus Can use your Burdens to create YOUR Blessings!

Jesus Can use your Burdens to create YOUR Blessings!

In the midst of suffering and heartache, it is hard to imagine that one will come out better on the other side. Suffering, like many things in life, has dichotomous power: power More »

When Life is Bad, Jesus Wants To Help!

When Life is Bad, Jesus Wants To Help!

During times of cascading badness, friends sometimes need to believe for those caught in the crush of seriously bad stuff. Life can be crushing. Some people seem to get more than their More »

Pray like Jesus, get Jesus sized results

Pray like Jesus, get Jesus sized results

Sometimes we just don’t know where to start or how to pray. At times like that, we have lots of resources to turn to in the Word. Paul’s prayer for his friends More »

Not working? Give it to Jesus, Let Him Multiply it!

Not working? Give it to Jesus, Let Him Multiply it!

There are moments in our life when our faith is tested with challenges to do the impossible. Philip and the rest of the disciples thought that feeding the multitude was impossible. God More »

Are YOU Following and Then Unfollowing Jesus?

Are YOU Following and Then Unfollowing Jesus?

“Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the More »

 

Jesus Can use your Burdens to create YOUR Blessings!

In the midst of suffering and heartache, it is hard to imagine that one will come out better on the other side. Suffering, like many things in life, has dichotomous power: power to enslave and power to liberate; the power

Tired? Let Someone Hold Up Your Arms!

It gets me every time—my eyes well up as I watch the video of Olympic sprinter Derek Redmond, who massively injured his hamstring midway through his race in the 1992 Barcelona games. He started hopping toward the finish line, his

Jesus Wants to give you another chance to Offload your burdens!

Main Text: Matthew 11:28-29 Main Point: We can offload our burdens on to God. He can definitely handle them. Outline: Knowing Where to Go Knowing What to Do Knowing What Is Yours Opening Illustration: A truck driver passed a group

When Life is Bad, Jesus Wants To Help!

During times of cascading badness, friends sometimes need to believe for those caught in the crush of seriously bad stuff. Life can be crushing. Some people seem to get more than their fair share of the crush than others —

Let Jesus Lead YOU!

I’ll never forget the time I had the privilege of sitting next to Billy Graham at a dinner. I was honored but also somewhat nervous about what would be appropriate to say. I thought it would be an interesting conversation

Pray like Jesus, get Jesus sized results

Sometimes we just don’t know where to start or how to pray. At times like that, we have lots of resources to turn to in the Word. Paul’s prayer for his friends in Phillipi is a beautiful and comprehensive prayer

Get To Know Jesus, Your Destiny Depends on it!

How do we get started on rebuilding our relationship with Jesus, a relationship He yearns to have with us? “Do you think I can ever find Jesus in my life again? My prayers feel like they go unanswered, and I

At Any Moment Jesus Could Step In YOUR Circumstances!

  The beginning of the good news about Jesus the Messiah, the Son of God… (Mark 1:1). Which is your favorite Bible gospel? ___ Matthew and his focus on Jesus’ teaching and fulfillment of prophecy? ___ Mark and his fast-paced

Problems Can depress You, Let Jesus Help!

If you’re feeling depressed, remember that you’re not alone. God is with you always. Don’t be afraid to reach out to people in your family, your church, or your friend circles. Ask them to pray with and for you, and

Not working? Give it to Jesus, Let Him Multiply it!

There are moments in our life when our faith is tested with challenges to do the impossible. Philip and the rest of the disciples thought that feeding the multitude was impossible. God often ministers through weakness. He does not always

Are YOU Following and Then Unfollowing Jesus?

“Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a

Troubled? Sick? Need Help? Put Yourself in Jesus’s Path!

Sometimes the best way to pray is to simply put yourself in Jesus’ path of grace, healing and power. Not long ago, my six-year-old grandson wanted to tell me something while I was busy packing for a trip. He stood

Is Jesus’ Yoke Really Easy? Is His Burden Actually Light?

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your

Have You Grown Tired as YOU try to Follow Jesus?

We first start bragging about it in high school: I am so tired. In college, it just goes with the territory. “How are you?” “Tired.” Then you get married, have babies, and there it is again – this time on

Maybe Christ Wants YOU to have More Than Just A Feeling!

The pastor said, “If you’re like me, you …” Then he described his feelings that closely reflected my own. I was surprised to think my experience might be common. When I was new at the church my husband and I now

Invite Jesus in Your life!

Life’s problems and troubles can drain you out and almost make you feel like you are having the life choked out of you! It doesn’t have to be that way! You don’t have to suffer and walk the lonesome road

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