How Do I Deal with Anger?
January 22nd, 2015

How Do I Deal with Anger?

Jennica Stevens

Almost everyone has been in situations where anger seems to take over our lives. Maybe someone has accused you of something that you didn’t do. Perhaps a friend was cruel to your loved one. You might have seen or experienced a cruel injustice that is difficult or impossible to ...

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5 Bible Verses to Help You Live Confidently
January 20th, 2015

5 Bible Verses to Help You Live Confidently

Jennica Stevens

When I was a kid, I used to be terrified of talking to new people. I would hide behind my mom, burying my face in her sweater, because I didn’t have the confidence to talk to a new person on my own. Now, I’m too old (and too ...

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Is Memorizing the Bible Worth It?
December 23rd, 2014

Is Memorizing the Bible Worth It?

Rob Giorgio

Some words stay with you. Several years ago, I was struggling to get into the habit of reading the Bible. Not only did I not know where to begin, but I also lacked the discipline to stick to a regular routine. I asked a leader in my church ...

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Finding Hope When Christmas is Painful
December 18th, 2014

Finding Hope When Christmas is Painful

Sarah Ortiz

It was a cold Sunday morning, Christmas Day of 1988, when Celia was faced with every parent’s nightmare. She originally had plans to go to her church’s Christmas morning service, but instead, she found herself face to face with police who knocked on her door to tell her that ...

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6 Scripture Verses for When the Holidays Hurt
December 16th, 2014

6 Scripture Verses for When the Holidays Hurt

Sarah Ortiz

Christmas is often called the most wonderful time of the year, marked by smiling faces, excitement in the air, and friends and family gathered to celebrate Christ’s birth. Yet for those dealing with feelings of loneliness, the Christmas season can be brutal. Maybe you feel like you ...

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4 Places to Find Joy in the Bible
November 20th, 2014

4 Places to Find Joy in the Bible

Jennica Stevens

The Bible deals with a lot of tough (and sad!) topics, from the entrance of sin in the book of Genesis to the laments of the prophets in the Old Testament. But throughout Scripture, we also see glimpses of joy—a level of pure happiness that transcends any ...

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Proverbs for the storms of life
November 18th, 2014

Proverbs for the storms of life

Jennica Stevens

The storms of life don’t always take place in a boat. But they often feel like they rock your whole world. Crises can happen when you’re facing job uncertainty at work, worrying that your kids will rebel at home, or feeling lonely after moving to a new city. ...

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6 Psalms to Remind you God is in Control
November 14th, 2014

6 Psalms to Remind you God is in Control

Jennica Stevens

A few weeks ago, I hit a rough patch. I had looming deadlines at work, family I needed to call, a car that needed an oil change (and was making some ominous scraping noises!), and a card for a friend that I couldn’t find time to get in the ...

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