FOCUS: Words to Prepare Your Mind “God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life” (John 3:16). “When we know that we are
The 12 Days of Christmas are not the 12 days before Christmas, as many people think. For most of the Western Church, the 12 days are from December 25 to January 6 (Epiphany, or the day observed as the
For many people, 'Tis the Season means 'Tis the Season to be STRESSED! It can be very stressful to navigate all of the family responsibilities along with the extra responsibilities that come along with Thanksgiving and Christmas. During the
FOCUS: Words to Prepare Your Mind “A sense of gratitude will help open our eyes to the things God has done in the past and the things He will do in the future.” – Emilie Barnes, Hugs: Daily Inspirations for
It’s Christmas night. The midnight hour has chimed and I should be asleep, but I’m awake. I’m kept awake by one stunning thought. The world was different this week. It was temporarily transformed. The magical dust of Christmas glittered
In this short video devotion, Max encourages us to stop, listen, look . . . and notice God.
Angels We Have Heard on High And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying: Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace, goodwill toward men! —Luke 2:13-14 (NKJV)
You are the only Lord. You made the heavens, even the highest heavens, with all the stars. . . . The heavenly army worships you. —Nehemiah 9:6 ncv A few years ago, around Thanksgiving, some of the kids and
“A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed” (Proverbs 11:25 NIV). As we accept God’s grace in our broken lives, we begin to see how he uses our earthly and spiritual gifts to refresh
Be Expectant In this video, author and pastor Max Lucado encourages us to “get suspicious” because even when times are dark and cold we have something to look forward to.