Ancient Words to Help Us Stop Worrying

Ancient Words to Help Us Stop Worrying

So much to worry about This past year has offered us plenty to worry about. The threat of COVID-19 has moved in closer as friends and family members have fallen ill, and in some cases lost their lives, to this strange new virus. The pandemic has interrupted our...
Discovering God’s Love for Me During Morning Coffee

Discovering God’s Love for Me During Morning Coffee

I’ve been a first-thing-in-the-morning Coffee with Jesus person most of my adult life. That’s not to say I don’t ever miss this time with the Lord, but it’s my preferred way to greet each new day. Mug of steaming coffee in one hand, Bible across my lap, I gently wake...
Lord, Teach Me to Wait in Faith!

Lord, Teach Me to Wait in Faith!

The waiting, as they say, is the hardest part. We are no longer a people accustomed to waiting. In a world of Instacart, Instagram, and same-day delivery, we crave immediacy. We have lost our appetite for waiting, and with it, our facility for waiting well. But...
Turning toward God and Away from Worry

Turning toward God and Away from Worry

Life gives us plenty to worry about these days. Pandemic. Racial unrest. Political uncertainty. Add to these shared national concerns our own personal list of anxieties, fears, and concerns, and some days we feel like we’re waging war against an unseen enemy. In...