Advent Day 19: When You Feel Insignificant

Spending time with God is worth our time. Many days are full of hustle and bustle…and I want you to know that is okay. God knows your heart and your desire to be close to Him. And on those days you are struggling to be near to Him, remind yourself that you are already approved…

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Day 35 – The Graduation Speech

Today we read Paul’s final benediction to the somewhat unpredictable Corinthian church. His closing remarks in 2 Cor. 13:11-14 remind me of ones you might hear at a graduation ceremony. Poignant. Succinct. Meaningful. If you recall over the past few chapters, Paul has addressed these city-dwellers with instructions on how to live life. These are…

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Day 31 – Go the Extra Mile

Have you ever loved someone so much that you feel spent? Empty? You pour out. You give. You love them to your utter core. And yet, there is barely a heartbeat in response. You can feel the pain of Paul today in our text, 2 Cor. 12:11-18. Paul has tirelessly given of his time and…

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4 Reasons We Stand in the Gap

I recall the first time a dear friend stated, “I’m standing in the gap for you.” I had no idea what she meant. To me, The Gap was a store.

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