Category Archives: Encouragement

Beyond This World

While attending a Christian college, I simultaneously attended a secular state college to get some of the classes needed for my degree. I was surprised when the professor at the latter asked on the first day of class, “Who believes … Continue reading

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A Meeting in the Air

No. I’m not talking about a meeting on an airplane or in outer space. Today, let’s talk about that curious day when in one swift swoop, all believers in Jesus will be swept up to meet Him in the air. … Continue reading

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Just Pray

When my son was a toddler, he would thank God for whatever was on his highchair tray. One particular meal brought giggles when he prayed before his food was dished up, “Thank You for my spoon and fork.”  The apostle Paul included … Continue reading

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I’m Saved, Now What?

Imagine receiving the gift you’ve always wanted. A musician receives a guitar. The teenager, a car. Newlyweds, a home. Fill in your blank. Now imagine that new guitar never being played. That car, never driven. That home, never lived in. … Continue reading

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Speak Life

When God speaks, things happen! A universe is created. Covenants are formed. Signs and wonders appear. When Jesus spoke, the raging sea became calm, the sick and demon-possessed were healed, food was multiplied, and the dead were raised to life. … Continue reading

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A Different Gospel?

With the nickname Cookie Monster and a lover of desserts, I am thrilled that there are a gazillion recipes for cookies, cakes, pastries, etc. Probably hundreds for chocolate chip cookies alone! When it comes to the gospel, however, the Apostle … Continue reading

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Take a Chance

Recently, I was invited to join a group of ladies at an English teahouse. Everything about it was a new experience. Besides not knowing what to wear, I would only know one other person! I could have easily bowed (or … Continue reading

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An Empty Page

Hi! I’m Teresa’s keyboard. It appears she doesn’t know what to write today so I’m taking over. I saw her looking through a list of memory verses, and browsing through her Bible, and even closing her eyes but she still … Continue reading

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Scripture Answers Itself

Some people think they have all the answers. Just ask them. At one point, my preschool-aged daughter regularly responded with, “I know that” to every tidbit of new information we shared. Teenagers and young adults also tend to think they … Continue reading

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Watch Your Step!

I enjoy a little hiking, but if you know me, you know I don’t want the path to be too rugged, too steep, or too long. Can anyone relate? On one trail that tended to remain muddy after rain or … Continue reading

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