Shame

Written by Ayla S.   The eyes are the window to your soul.    I never quite grasped the precision of this well known statement, until a rather solemn moment with my chiropractor two years ago.  I had been seeing him for about four years at the time.  He was undergoing his routine procedure of... Continue Reading →

THEN – Don’t Wait So Long

(Please consider taking a few minutes to read the book of Jonah to better understand the context.)    Jonah purposely chose to go in the wrong direction. He knew what he was supposed to do, and he did the opposite. He chose to go against the will of God. And he had consequences for his... Continue Reading →

The Nature of Addiction

Written by Rosa A. Hopkins Imagine you're in a smoky room, where things are unclear. A seductress leans sultrily into the microphone, as she sings words of unbridled passion. (If you're a woman, picture that this is a man). Things become hazy. She promises a love so strong that your soul will feel its pain... Continue Reading →

The Next Opportunity

  “When the devil had finished tempting Jesus, he left Him until the next opportunity came.” (Luke 4:13, NLT)   The Message Bible puts it like this: “The devil retreated temporarily, lying in wait for another opportunity.”   We have an enemy. He is not a fairy tale creature. He is real. And he is waiting... Continue Reading →

Pour out Your Heart

[separator top="25" bottom="25" style="shadow"] "O my people, trust in Him at all times. Pour out your heart to Him, for God is our refuge." (Psalm 62:8, NLT)   I believe God is calling us to a time of honestly before Him.   How can He begin to do a work in me until I am... Continue Reading →

The Way to a Better Way

(Matthew 11:28-30, NLT) Then Jesus said, "Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. [29] Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls. [30] For my yoke... Continue Reading →

Nick’s Testimony

Testimony of God's restoration and redemptive power. History of rejection and abuse. Deliverance from drug and alcohol abuse and other reckless life choices. "The things that the enemy implements in our lives for defeat, God is always able to use for victory, regardless of how the world sees it at the time and regardless of... Continue Reading →

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