Day Twenty-Two: The Promise of New Life in Christ

“So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation; everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new!”  2 Corinthians 5:17 When I first began in the ministry I worked at a church in Charlotte, NC as the Youth Minister.  One of the Easter activities this church did was a butterfly release.  […]

Day Twenty: The Promise to Come Again

“But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father…Therefore keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come…So you also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not […]

Day Eighteen: The Promise of Eternal Life

“For 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 Each of us at some point in our lives have lost someone we loved. Whether because of old age, health issues, tragic accident, miscarriage, or suicide, death […]

Day Seventeen: The Promise of a Savior

“When your days are over and you rest with your ancestors, I will raise up your offspring to succeed you, your own flesh and blood, and I will establish his kingdom. He is the one who will build a house for my Name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.”  2 Samuel […]

Day Two: The Promise to Remember Our Sins No More

“For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more.”   Hebrews 8:12 My feelings were extremely hurt.  I can’t believe that someone could say that about me.  What have I done to make someone be so mean?  I brewed and brewed over their comment.  So much that it became an obsession.  I […]

Life After a Super Bowl Loss

It’s a sad week here in Georgia if you are a Falcons fan. The heartache of losing a game that you should have won is all too real for many people.  Players, coaches, and fans had a dream of winning the Super Bowl.  But that dream was smashed in the second half for the Falcons.  […]

Family Advent Bags

We are in the season of Advent!  Christians around the world are celebrating this season by preparing their hearts for the birth of Jesus Christ. Advent is a season of waiting and anticipating the glorious birthday of our Lord. At church each Sunday in Advent, we light a candle on the Advent wreath.  There are […]