What Do I Do With This, God?

“We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.” (2 Corinthians 4:8–9 NIV) When we confess our belief in...

Encourage Someone Today

“So then, we must pursue what promotes peace and what builds up one another.” (Romans 14:19 HCSB) As Pastor Rick prepares us for the Decade of Destiny, remember to support those around you who...

You Have a Choice

“You have been set free from sin and have become slaves to righteousness.” (Romans 6:18 NIV) For years I wandered away from God, and my image of that time is that of a traveler...

You don’t have to sin

For we know that our old self was crucified with him so that the body of sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves to sin—because anyone who has...

This week stop trying to win arguments

“I beg you in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ to stop arguing among yourselves. Let there be real harmony so that there won’t be splits in the church. I plead with you...

Don’t give up: Look for what God can do

“His disciples asked him, ‘Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?’ ‘Neither this man nor his parents sinned,’ said Jesus, ‘but this happened so that the works of...

Don’t give up: Look for what God can do

“His disciples asked him, ‘Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?’ ‘Neither this man nor his parents sinned,’ said Jesus, ‘but this happened so that the works of...

Believe God will help you

“You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly.” (Romans 5:6 NIV) You learn to trust God by obeying him in small ways. You probably agree...

God covers your faults with his perfect love

The Word became a human being and, full of grace and truth, lived among us. We saw his glory, the glory which he received as the Father’s only Son. John 1:14 (TEV) The love...