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Do Not Quit

Do Not Quit

Do you ever feel like God is using scripture to try to speak something to you? That is precisely what happened to me this past week. I’ve been studying faith the past month in preparation for a Bible study. Naturally I read through the “Faith Chapter” in Hebrews 11. (I

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God is Kind

God is Kind

When you list God’s attributes, where does kindness rank? To be honest, I’m not sure that being kind would have been on my list of God’s attributes at all until very recently. It’s not that I don’t think that God is kind, but rather that I haven’t realized the importance

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A Child’s Prayer

A Child’s Prayer

When my children were toddlers I taught them a really simple prayer… Head peace. Sleep all night. Jesus in my heart. My children aren’t much older than toddlers right now, but I’ve been extremely blessed to see how their prayer life has grown. My son, Andrew, invited Jesus into his

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New Life

New Life

I love springtime. The Northwest Iowa town I live in seems to “wake up” when spring hits. Neighbors greet each other and ask how the winter was. The mornings are filled with the songs of robins. Bikes start lining up beside the elementary school. Life seems new again. It is

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Called to Compassion

Called to Compassion

As Christ followers we are called to become more like Christ … to reflect His character in our own. Recently I’ve been looking at God’s compassion for His people. There are so many verses that talk about God having compassion on His people and Jesus reaching out with compassion to

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The Printables Story

The Printables Story

Memorizing scripture doesn’t come real easy for me, but I know it is so good for my heart and mind. Recently I started placing the scripture I was memorizing on the wallpaper of my phone. It is so good to see that scripture often throughout the day. It really helps

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The Compassionate God

The Compassionate God

All through the scriptures God is described as compassionate. I would imagine that most of us would include the word “compassion” when describing God or His attributes. However, if you are like me, that word has been used so often in our vocabulary about God, that it has lost its