Passionate Patience

Scriptures: “We continue to shout our praise even when we’re hemmed in with troubles, because we know how troubles can develop passionate patience in us, and how that patience in turn forges the tempered steel of virtue, keeping us alert for whatever God will do next.” Romans 5:3-4 Perspective: Think back to the last time

Pick Me, Pick Me!

Scripture: “From the surrounding towns people went out on foot, running, and got there ahead of them. When Jesus arrived, he saw this huge crowd. At the sight of them, his heart broke—like sheep with no shepherd they were. He went right to work teaching them.” Mark 6:33-34 Perspective: Imagine a child going to bed

The Makings of a Giant Slayer

Scripture: “That roused the Philistine, and he started toward David. David took off from the front line, running toward the Philistine. David reached into his pocket for a stone, slung it, and hit the Philistine hard in the forehead, embedding the stone deeply. The Philistine crashed, facedown in the dirt.  That’s how David beat the Philistine—with

A Little Faster, Please!

Scripture: “But those who wait upon God get fresh strength. They spread their wings and soar like eagles, They run and don’t get tired, they walk and don’t lag behind.” Isaiah 40: 30-31 Perspective: Waiting is part of life.  We put food in the microwave and wait.  As if it was taking forever, we watch as the minutes

Starry Night

I have been reminded of the greatness of God through this song this week.  I hope you are reminded that the God of the universe sees you and loves you. Starry Night by Christ August [youtube=] Visit Chris August on Facebook for more songs and info. You can listen to his new album, No Far