A January 20th Prayer

Today, we pray for shalom, peace from head to toe. Amid divisions, we are grateful to live in a nation with peaceful transitions of power. We pray for our leaders to have the humility to serve the entire nation, the wisdom to build structures and systems for righteousness, justice, life, and most of all, to…

Everyday Faith (James 5:13-20)

MOTIVATE I have been continually reminded that not everyone views life, events, and circumstances the way that I do. How you see things is different from how someone else views them. Sometimes life can feel like a Rorschach test of mysterious inkblot images with dozens, if not hundreds, of perceived meanings. And perception is multiplied…

Power Belongs To God

It is far too easy live under the illusion that we have what it takes to handle whatever comes our way. The reality is our weakness is greater than our willingness to admit. Pause in this moment to ask God for help. God has the full supply of strength you need. But He only provides…

Child Games: Jesus & Prayer (Matthew 26:36-56)

Gethsemane is symbolic of both pleasure and pressure. It would be the last place on earth Jesus would have His freedom, and it was a place Jesus would use to prepare Himself for the spiritual and physical battle of the cross.