Taming the Tongue: Why It May Be Time for a Heart Check
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Taming the Tongue: Why It May Be Time for a Heart Check

When it comes to taming the tongue, it can often be easier said than done. We all lose our temper sometimes or say something we didn’t intend on saying. But the Bible is clear that we have a choice to make when it comes to our speech… We can choose to speak words of life…

It’s Okay to Rest: Finding Peace in the Midst of Hard Work
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It’s Okay to Rest: Finding Peace in the Midst of Hard Work

As Christians, we are called to serve – to be doers of the Word. We push ourselves and work hard to live the calling that God has given us. Somewhere along the way, however, many of us have taught ourselves that it’s not okay to rest. But God never intended for us to be overworked….

5 Reasons Why Prayer is Important (and more than bringing requests to God)
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5 Reasons Why Prayer is Important (and more than bringing requests to God)

We talk a lot about prayer requests in church. We pray for our loved ones, our country, ourselves, and the list goes on. And if you’ve been a Christian for very long, you’ve probably heard numerous reasons why prayer is important. But ultimately, there is a part of us that knows we are called to…

A Question of Identity: Who Are You Really?
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A Question of Identity: Who Are You Really?

Are you a follower of Jesus? Or in other words, do you find your identity in Him? It’s a simple yes or no question. In Matthew chapter 26, it was a question that Peter couldn’t answer. Of all people, one would think that a disciple of Jesus could have answered that question with ease. He…

True Love is Patient (even when we don’t want to be)
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True Love is Patient (even when we don’t want to be)

1 Corinthians 13 is known as the Bible’s “love” chapter. Often read at weddings, this chapter gives us a long list of character traits that true love exhibits. One thing I find particularly interesting, however, is that the very first attribute listed is patience. (Everyone’s favorite – right?) Yes, true love is patient, which makes the…