Is it really necessary to see something with our eyes before we can believe it exists? Many of us would answer with a wholehearted Yes!” Yet when we stop to think about it, much of what we do every day is in response to forces, influences, and realities that we cannot see. We hope that you find encouragement and endurance for your journey here.


Troubling Thoughts

July 10, 2019

Listen to my prayer, O God, do not ignore my plea; hear me and answer me. My thoughts trouble me and I am distraught My heart is in anguish within me;...


Fuel for Enduring

September 2, 2014

This High Priest of ours understands our weaknesses, for he faced all of the same testings we do, yet he did not sin. So let us come boldly to the thr...


Endurance for the Journey Next Steps: Receive Support From Others

August 20, 2014

Receive Support From Others It’s better to have a partner than go it alone. Share the work, share the wealth. And if one falls down, the other helps, ...


Me? Depressed?

October 7, 2012

Lord, have mercy, because I am in misery. My eyes are weak from so much crying, and my whole being is tired from grief. PSALM 31:9 (NCV) WORDS OF KING...

Discovering Who I Am

Move On as a Child of God

September 4, 2012

What marvelous love the Father has extended to us! Just look at it—we’re called children of God! That’s who we really are. 1 JOHN 3:1 (THE MESSAGE) On...


Lighten Your Load: Learn the Secret of Contentment

January 24, 2012

I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. I know what it is to be in need, and I know wh...


Next Steps: Receive God’s Grace

January 9, 2012

This High Priest of ours understands our weaknesses, for he faced all of the same testings we do, yet he did not sin. So let us come boldly to the thr...


When We Can’t Find the Treasure

September 20, 2011

Joanie Thompson was well acquainted with the world of suffering and how God could make His presence known in the midst of it. Through her prayer minis...


Be Inspired by the Faith of Others

April 12, 2011

Then Jesus told him, “Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.” JOHN 20:29 When dealing...

Dealing With Doubt

By Growing in Faith

March 29, 2011

How do I seek Your face when my flesh needs Your hand? What must I do, O Lord, there’s a need to understand. RITA SPRINGER “I Remain in You” I can rea...

Dealing With Doubt

Remember What God Has Done

March 22, 2011

Remembering God’s mighty works in the pages of the Bible – and in the pages of our lives –gives us hope in our distress and courage in our trials. THE...

Dealing With Doubt

God Made Visible

March 15, 2011

When we stretch out our hand to help, we stretch out the hand of Christ’s Body. DR. PAUL BRAND (FEARFULLY AND WONDERFULLY MADE) When we need God’s com...

Dealing With Doubt

See the Fingerprints of God

March 8, 2011

Whenever we look in the realm of nature, we see evidence for God’s design and exquisite care for His creatures. Whether we examine the cosmos on its l...

Dealing With Doubt

Consider the Resurrected Christ

March 3, 2011

And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our fai...

Dealing With Doubt

Can I Trust the Bible?

February 22, 2011

All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are ...

Dealing With Doubt

Believing What We Cannot See

February 17, 2011

God’s invisibility guarantees I will experience times of doubt. PHILIP YANCEY (REACHING FOR THE INVISIBLE GOD) Is it really necessary to see something...

Dealing With Doubt

Holding onto Faith in an Invisible God

February 8, 2011

Although they were unsettling, my doubts led me to search, to ask questions that eventually strengthened my faith. Pastor Frederick Buechner has calle...


Who Am I When It Seems God Has Forgotten Me?

January 30, 2011

For more than a decade he was Tom the fireman. Then his wife got a new job that required their family to move more than a thousand miles away. Tom had...

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