The Mission Field of Here and Now

When I was little, my parents would often read stories of missionaries to my siblings and I. I loved hearing these stories and they awoke a longing in me to do what these people devoted their lives doing. I always dreamed of one day going on the mission field and serving Jesus. To me, the…

The Fulfillment of God’s Justice

“Being justified freely by His grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus…to demonstrate at the present time His righteousness, that He might be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus Christ.” Romans 3:24-26 The Bible tells us that our God is a just God. (Deuteronomy 32:4) The word…

Don’t Settle for Happiness

“You will show me the path of life; in Your presence is fullness of joy.” Psalms 16:11 Joy and happiness. These two words may seem similar, but they have very different meanings. Happiness depends on what happens. In the dictionary it is described as “a state of being happy.” Happiness is when your job is…

Stepping Out in Faith

“Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all we ask or think according to the power that works in us.” -Ephesians 3:20 Have you ever wanted to obey God’s call, but you were just too paralyzed by doubts and fears to take that first step of faith? Have you ever felt…

Why Is Prayer Important?

Prayer. This word is used 313 times in the Bible. During Jesus’ life here, He spent much time praying and teaching others to pray. Prayer is a very important part of Christianity, but have you ever wondered why? Most people today define prayer as bringing our requests to God. But, while that is an important…