Tag: prayer

Mar 2017
The Joy of Suffering

Every person goes through suffering. Maybe you aren’t suffering now but I’m sure you have and, if not, you will. If you’re wrestling with the tension of what to do today consider this: What if struggle and suffering is a means to get your attention? As a parent when you try your hardest to care for your child(ren) and fail, you grieve. When you put all your effort into filling out job applications, trudging through interviews and get another rejection letter it’s easy to find despair. Maybe your house is falling apart and all......

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Turning Toward Jesus Together
July 23, 2016

Turning Toward Jesus Together

Authored by Jeremy Penn Whenever the church gathers in my home we always begin the gathering with a shared meal. Around the table we are recentered around the presence of Christ, and the gathered are...

To The Fatherless
June 19, 2016

To The Fatherless

The couldn’t happen went and happened. The sun’s upswing is still the same but the air you breathe seems different. Your story has a chapter you hunger to have rewritten; and yet, you’re not the author....

Prayer > Taylor Swift
May 26, 2016

Prayer > Taylor Swift

It happens. You started out with good intentions, right? But now it’s just “meh”. You find yourself saying things like, “I’ll pray for you!” when your friend shares what they’re going through but you don’t...

May 15, 2016

A Penitent Posture

Have you been judged, criticized, labeled, treated like a nobody? You’re not alone and you’ve not been left alone! Jesus was arrested, tried, sentenced scourged and crucified. The chief priests, scribes, and elders of the...