Spiritual Growth

Resources to help further your understanding of our core beliefs and enrich your spiritual health.

Slowing Down God’s Plan

Decades past, my family would frequent a local waterpark during the summer months. It was a haven for anyone eager to cool off from the heat. One of the main features of the park was an exhilarating water slide....

Continue reading Slowing Down God’s Plan

A Shining Light and a New Garment

January has snuck up upon me and caught me unaware once again. And, this means one thing for me: the retirement of my Christmas decorations. Now for all of you, judgmental people, who think I leave my Christmas decorations...

Continue reading A Shining Light and a New Garment

The Transcendence of Remembrance

It’s the New Year, and the struggle is real folks. It’s a struggle for me to get back into the rhythm of getting up early and going to bed at a reasonable hour. Somehow staying up late to ring...

Continue reading The Transcendence of Remembrance

God With Us

And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins. Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord...

Continue reading God With Us

The Joy Afterward

When I was very young, I remember being bundled up in a coat and snow pants to the point where being able to bend my knees and elbows was a luxury. My dad would buckle me into the car,...

Continue reading The Joy Afterward

Get to the Glorias

December each year meant one thing to the kids of our church: the looming Christmas pageant. In the season where good-naturedness should abound toward all humans, rivalry set in between my Sunday schoolmates and me. Everyone wanted a part...

Continue reading Get to the Glorias

A Christmas Keepsake

Since I was born, my mother gets me an ornament every year for Christmas. Some ornaments are hand-made, some store-bought, some from her travels, and some we’ve found together. Wherever they’re from, each ornament is unique and hand-picked in...

Continue reading A Christmas Keepsake

Boast Your Thanksgiving

Have you ever asked a young child to pray over your meal? I’ve sat through some humdinger prayers in my day. Some prayers have asked a blessing over every bug in the backyard. Some have turned into stories that...

Continue reading Boast Your Thanksgiving

Success After the Sunshield

I came to the realization some time ago that I don’t always have good ideas. I was painfully reminded of this fact after I made a recent purchase of a collapsible car sunshield. It was of a sleeker design,...

Continue reading Success After the Sunshield

More than Just Foolishness

As my mother, sister, and I prepared to exit through the glass door, aptly prepared to embark on an outing, I playfully budged in front of both of them. Throwing open the door, I stepped out and drawled in...

Continue reading More than Just Foolishness

Bible Studies

Are you curious to know more? The Bible holds every answer we seek, but sometimes it can be a little daunting to dive right into reading. That's what makes Bible studies so great. We can help guide you through God's Word and show you the impact it can have in your life.

Archive