Healing
The Truth About Self-Care

The Truth About Self-Care

he first time I heard the term "self-care" what came to mind was the hundreds of thousands of articles and YouTube videos of twenty-somethings as they vlogged their way through yoga, bubble bath, and green smoothie routines. I wondered if this...

One Person At A Time

One Person At A Time

One Person At A Time O LORD, my heart is not proud, nor my eyes haughty; Nor do I involve myself in great matters, Or in things too difficult for me. Surely I have composed and quieted my soul; Like a weaned child rests against his mother, My soul is like a weaned...

Next Level Faith

Next Level Faith

Sometimes we forget the power of a friend. Inside jokes, encouragement, support, and camaraderie all add together to make for a good friendship. However, the mark of true friendship is ultimately based on love. True friends exercise sacrificial love for one another....

The Destruction of Shame

The Destruction of Shame

There’s an enemy that lurks just below the surface of our lives. Its influence can be debilitating and even deadly. It may be Evil’s primary tool for rendering us ineffective and defeated. And no one is immune to its whispers. But this enemy can be conquered in ways...

Processing Our Pain

Processing Our Pain

Our culture would rather avoid emotional pain and suffering than engage it. These experiences are treated as obstacles to living life to its fullest. Yet when we look back at our lives it’s usually the difficult events that have shaped us the most. Far from getting in...

The Miracles of Jesus – 5 – God of Rescue

The Miracles of Jesus – 5 – God of Rescue

This week we will continue our study on the miracles of Jesus, looking at a story where Jesus heals a demon-possessed boy. This takes place right after he has come down from the Mountain where He was transfigured and His glory was revealed to three of His disciples....

Miracles of Jesus – 4 – God of Forgiveness

Miracles of Jesus – 4 – God of Forgiveness

This week we’ll continue our study of the Miracles of Jesus by investigating a miracle Jesus performed demonstrating his ability to meet our deepest need, the forgiveness of our sin. Through the healing of a paralytic brought to Jesus by his friends, we see that while...

The Miracles of Jesus – 2 – God of Rest

The Miracles of Jesus – 2 – God of Rest

This week we’ll continue our study of the Miracles of Jesus by investigating a healing miracle in which Jesus healed a man on the Sabbath. In this week’s lesson we’ll be considering not only what Jesus did, a miracle of healing, but also when He did it, on the...

Christ Centered Community

Christ Centered Community

Relationships can get strained and twisted and even broken. But a wrecked relationship is ripe for reconciliation. A reconciling community is one that creates an environment that anticipates reconnection and healing—the expectation that things can be put back right....

A Reconciling Community

A Reconciling Community

Relationships can get strained and twisted and even broken. But a wrecked relationship is ripe for reconciliation. A reconciling community is one that creates an environment that anticipates reconnection and healing—the expectation that things can be put back right....

The Truth About Lying

The Truth About Lying

Lying. As sin goes, it’s not as attention-grabbing as anger or as alluring as lust, but the truth is that it’s a much bigger part of our speech and our character than we’d like to admit. The truth is, we lie – a lot. To deny this is to lie to ourselves. Regardless of...