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Listening to My Bed Head Heart

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. John 14:27 NIV...

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The Humble Beggar

Writer-Generic-CDNewell

And a certain man lame from his mother’s womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask alms from those who entered the temple… Acts 3:2 NKJV ...

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Step Off The Treadmill

Writer-Noelle-Dey

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7 NIV...

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Sweet Release

For you have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear, but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry out, Abba! Father! Romans 8:15-17 KJV...

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Deep Dark Waters

Writer-Dawn-Aldrich

I will never leave you nor forsake you. Joshua 1:5b (NIV)...

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Surprised By Laughter

Writer-Angela-Mackey

“…weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.” Psalm 30:5b NIV...

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To Forgive or Not To Forgive

Writer-Savannah-Parvu

For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins. Matthew 6:14-15 NIV...

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The Importance of Naomi

“Don't urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God.” Ruth 1:16 NIV...

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Jumping Out of Your Comfort Zone

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” Romans 8:28 NIV...

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Sliding into a Summertime Stride

Writer-Mindy-Hopman

“Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.” Matthew‬ 11:29‬ NASB‬‬‬‬‬‬ ...

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Unexpected Gifts

Writer-Noelle-Dey

You can make many plans, but the Lord’s purpose will prevail. Proverbs 19:21 NLT...

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Sunscreen Scandals

Writer-AJ-Luck

"Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.” Matthew 5:16 NASB...

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Multiply Your Talents

Jesus said “I tell you that to everyone who has, more will be given, but as for the one who has nothing, even what he has will be taken away.” Luke 19:26 NIV...

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Son-shiney Day

Writer-Generic-PRenae

“His face was like the sun shining in all its brilliance.” Revelation 1:16b NIV...

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Deliverance

“For I know that through your prayers and God’s provision of the Spirit of Jesus Christ what has happened to me will turn out for my deliverance. I eagerly expect and hope that I will in no way be ashamed, but will have sufficient courage so that now as always Christ will be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death. For to me, to live is Christ and to die is g...

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If You Can't Stand the Heat…

Writer-Generic-DMast

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God.” 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 (NIV) ...

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Remain In Me

“Remain in me, as I also remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me. I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing. If you do not remain in me, you are like a branch that is thrown away and withers; s...

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How Do I Forgive When I Still Hurt

Writer-Generic-CDNewell

Then Peter came to Him and said, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? Up to seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven.” Matthew 18:21-22 NKJV...

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Stand Back and Step Out

“Here’s another old saying that deserves a second look: ‘Eye for eye, tooth for tooth.’ Is that going to get us anywhere? Here’s what I propose: ‘Don’t hit back at all.’ If someone strikes you, stand there and take it. If someone drags you into court and sues for the shirt off your back, giftwrap your best coat and make a present of it. And if someone take...

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From Perfection

God’s Promise ...

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Damaged Goods

“…you are precious and honored in my sight, and….I love you.” Isaiah 43:4 NIV...

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I Just Want To Go Home

Writer-Generic-JWHahn

“Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.” John 14:1-3 (KJV)...

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Watching My Words

He who guards his mouth and his tongue, Guards his soul from troubles. Proverbs 21:23 (NASB)...

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God’s Dream For Our Children

Writer-Dawn-Aldrich

And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men. Luke 2:52 NIV...

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Get Close to Jesus

Writer-Generic-CDNewell

“Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene went to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb.” John 20:1 NKJV ...

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A Child of The King

Writer-Generic-CDNewell

For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, “Abba, Father.” Romans 8:15 NKJV...

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Love Never Fails, But People Do

Writer-Dawn-Neely

Husbands, love your wives as Christ loved the church and gave Himself up for her so that He might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, that He might present to himself the church in all her glory, having no spot or wrinkle or any such things; but that she would be holy and blameless. Ephesians 5:25-27 The Lord God fashioned into a woman...

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God Does Not Make Mistakes

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. Genesis 1:27 NIV...

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Created to Soar

Writer-Stephanie-Shott

And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise. Deuteronomy 6:6-7 ESV...

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So Long Insecurity

But when his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him and could not speak peaceably to him. Genesis 37:4 NIV...

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The Comeback Kid… No Thanks

“My grace is sufficient for you, for My Strength is made perfect in weakness. Therefore, most gladly I will boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.” 2 Corinthians 12:9 NKJV...

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Take Five: Finding Time to Rest in God

“…Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30 ESV...

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Save Me From Myself

“But don’t, dear friend, resent God’s discipline; don’t sulk under his loving correction. It’s the child he loves that God corrects; a father’s delight is behind all this.” Proverbs 3: 11-12 MSG...

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It Hurts Me More

Writer-Generic-JWHahn

“Moreover, we have all had human fathers who disciplined us and we respected them for it. How much more should we submit to the Father of spirits and live! They disciplined us for a little while as they thought best; but God disciplines us for our good, in order that we may share in his holiness.” Hebrews 12: 9-10 NIV...

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Adoption-Size Faith Nuggets

Writer-Noelle-Dey

Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. Hebrews 11:1 NIV ...

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Mountain-Size Prayer

Writer-Stephanie-Shott

So Jesus said to them, “Because of your unbelief; for assuredly, I say to you, if you have faith as a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you.” Matthew 17:20 NKJV...

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Service with a Smiling Heart

Writer-Generic-DMast

“You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature, rather serve one another in love.” Galatians 5:13 NIV...

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I Can Do Nothing

Writer-Generic-CDNewell

I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing. John 15:1-2 NKJV...

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Don’t Let The Bitter Root Get You

Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. Romans 12:21 NIV...

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Fear Will Steal Your Blessings

Writer-Generic-CDNewell

For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. 2 Timothy 1:7 NKJV...

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Growing the Fruit of Patience

Be patient, then, brothers and sisters, until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop, patiently waiting for the autumn and spring rains. You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord’s coming is near. James 5:7-8 NIV...

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If Christians Were Like Surfers

Writer-Generic-CDNewell

[Jesus said] 'And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.' This is the first commandment. Mark 12:30 NKJV...

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Be Still and Know

Speaker-Mindy Hopman

He says, ‘Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.’ Psalm 46:10 NIV...

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Demanding Grace

Writer-AJ-Luck

“And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all.” 1 Thessalonians 5:14 ESV...

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Equipping the Called

“This is my life work: helping people understand and respond to this Message. It came as a sheer gift to me, a real surprise, God handling all the details. When it came to presenting the Message to people who had no background in God’s way, I was the least qualified of any of the available Christians. God saw to it that I was equipped, but you can be sure that it had n...

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Peace Leaving

Writer-Generic-PRenae

“Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse. Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.” Romans 12:14-15 NIV...

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Letting Go

Speaker-Judy-Fussell

There is a time for everything and a season for every activity under heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1 NIV...

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Discovering the Me I am Meant to Be

Speaker-Jamy-Whitaker

For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. Psalm 139:13 (NIV)...

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Decisions, Decisions!

Bio-Pic-BGianopulos

“Those who trust their own insight are foolish, but anyone who walks in wisdom is safe.” Proverbs 28:26 NLT...

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A Hot-Tempered Mess

Holly Holton

“A fool is quick tempered, but the wise stays calm when insulted.” Proverbs 12:16 NLT...

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Being Used For The Kingdom

Writer-Generic-SJackel

So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing. 1 Thessalonians 5:11 NLT...

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When A Momma Hurts

Writer-Generic-CDNewell

“Why are you cast down, O my soul? And why are you disquieted within me? Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him for the help of His countenance.” Psalm 42:5 NKJV...

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The Specificity of Grace

“My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” 2 Corinthians 12:9 NIV...

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Grace Defined

Speaker-Jamy-Whitaker

In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins in accordance with the riches of God’s grace that he lavished on us. Ephesians 1:7-8 NIV...

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The Other Side of Mother’s Day

Writer-Annah-Matthews

“The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.” Psalm 34:18 ESV...

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Won’t You Love Your Neighbor?

Writer-Savannah-Parvu

… to love your neighbor as yourself is more important than all burnt offerings and sacrifices. Mark 12:33 NIV...

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His Powerful Word

God means what he says. What he says goes. His powerful Word is sharp as a surgeon’s scalpel, cutting through everything, whether doubt or defense, laying us open to listen and obey. Nothing and no one is impervious to God’s Word. We can’t get away from it...

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