Tuesdays in 2 Timothy 3:10-17

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Introduction Have you ever felt inadequate to finish the race? You started out strong, but the competition is fierce, and you feel like you don’t have what it…

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My Undergarment

Saturday, March 31, 2018

“When the soldiers crucified Jesus, they took his clothes, dividing them into four shares, one for each of them, with the undergarment remaining. This garment was seamless, woven…

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Joseph’s Role in the Christmas Story

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Joseph, to whom she (Mary) was engaged, was a righteous man and did not want to disgrace her publicly, so he decided to break the engagement quietly. As…

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A Military Wife

Friday, December 15, 2017

Jamie’s Story: I remember the day like it was yesterday. I was standing in the kitchen sorting the mail when my husband walked in to share the news….

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Who is Your Shepherd?

Friday, October 27, 2017

  “The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want..” Psalm 23:1 KJV    The first time I read this, I was so confused. “The LORD is my…

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No One Lives Outside The Floodplain

Monday, September 25, 2017

“But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure…

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The Secret to Happiness

Monday, July 24, 2017

“Blessed are those whose strength is in you, who have set their hearts on pilgrimage.” Psalm 84:5 NIV Do you know the translation of the original Hebrew word…

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Security Systems

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

“If you make the most high your dwelling – even the LORD, who is my refuge – then no harm will befall you, no disaster will come near…

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Marriage: Bunny slopes and double blacks

Monday, March 20, 2017

“I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, my sinful nature. For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it…

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It’s Time for Your Encore

Monday, January 23, 2017

One of the greatest voices of our era knocked down a stand-up and shake-it performance in Houston last night. Her stage presence and powerful voice consumed the atmosphere…

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Pilgrim or Settler?

Saturday, November 26, 2016

“Blessed are those whose strength is in you, who have set their hearts on pilgrimage… They go from strength to strength, till each appears before God in Zion.”…

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Take Me On A New Adventure

Monday, August 22, 2016

“I will lead the blind by ways they have not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide them; I will turn the darkness into light before them and…

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Surrender On Purpose

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.” Psalm 119:105 Storms rolled through Houston all night leaving us without power. Suddenly my…

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Super Heroes

Monday, January 18, 2016

“We rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.” Romans 5:3-4 Hollywood is the birthplace of a $90B industry that sells…

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The 5-7 Year Plan

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Wynne’s Story: Growing up the oldest of three girls in Texas, I often dressed up as a bride for Halloween, and carried fake flowers “down the aisle” of…

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Change Your Focus

Monday, September 21, 2015

“For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen,…

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Who is my real friend?

Monday, July 20, 2015

“Therefore, anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God.” James 4:4b James’ words sound harsh. What do they really mean? Let’s…

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Divorce Yourself

Friday, June 12, 2015

“And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.” Eph 4:30 NIV My catchphrase response to the word…

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A.S.K. for the Kingdom

Monday, April 20, 2015

“Until now you have not asked for anything in my name. Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete.” John 16:24 NIV Anything? Really? Surely the true…

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Surrender

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The founder of Sacred Story, Laura Wilcox, reflects on what it means to surrender & shares a story about how her inability to pay bills revealed God’s power.

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Fake ID

Monday, February 16, 2015

“Therefore, be imitators of God, as dearly loved children.” Eph 5:1 What comes before the “therefore?” Paul is telling the Ephesians to take off the “old self that…

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Racing After Love

Thursday, December 11, 2014

“Return, faithless people; I will cure you of backsliding.” Jerermiah 3:22a NIV The original Hebrew word “backsliding” used here means falling away or rebellious. Most of the disobedience…

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One Piece of Candy

Thursday, June 12, 2014

One Piece of Candy Romans 8:6 “The mind of sinful man is death, but the mind controlled by the Spirit is life and peace.” con•tent•ment [kuh n-tent-muh nt]…

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The Most Important Prayer of Surrender

Monday, April 28, 2014

“Going a little ahead, he fell on his face, praying, ‘My Father, if there is any way, get me out of this. But please, not what I want….

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The Final Surrender

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Three days ago we celebrated Jesus’ victory over death and His opening wide the gates of heaven. We tried to linger with Him in Gethsemane on Thursday, and…

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When Surrendering Requires A Plan

Monday, April 21, 2014

“The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty.” – Proverbs 21:5 (NIV) I’ve had moments in my life in which surrendering…

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Never Surrender!

Monday, April 14, 2014

But you must remain faithful to the things you have been taught. You know they are true, for you know you can trust those who taught you. You…

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The Cross: My White Flag

Friday, April 11, 2014

“That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.” 2…

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Surrendering to Goodness

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.  (Psalm 23:6) After…

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Paying Bills & Giving Up

Monday, April 7, 2014

I added up the bills lying on my table. The pressure mounted as the number climbed higher and higher. The combination of unexpected medical expenses and my monthly…

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My Desire Became Consuming

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Jennifer’s Story: My husband and I went through three years of infertility before our twin boys were born. Before they turned a year, we started infertility treatments because…

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