For many of us, Peace is a bit of a mystery. We want peace, especially when adversity turns our life upside down. As we unravel the mystery of peace, we may discover that its more attainable than we think.

Endurance for the Journey

Sleep, Blessed Sleep

May 1, 2019

Answer me when I call to you, O my righteous God. Give me relief from my distress; be merciful to me and hear my prayer. I will lie down and sleep in ...

Endurance for the Journey

If You Seek Him

December 11, 2018

“… for the Lord searches every heart and understands every motive behind the thoughts. If you seek him, He will be found by you;” 1 CHRONICLES 28:9 (N...



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Waiting Patiently For CHRISTmas

December 9, 2016

Wait patiently for the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord. PSALM 27:14 (NLT) Every day, I look forward to receiving a dev...


Cry Out To God

May 12, 2014

O Lord, how long will you forget me? Forever? How long will you look the other way? How long must I struggle with anguish in my soul, with sorrow in m...


Changing Your Perspective

January 15, 2014

BY KIM JONES FOR THE ENCOURAGER MAGAZINE Changing your perspective is like looking at your situation through a different lens, like putting on a diffe...


Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart

December 2, 2013

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! PSALM 118:29 (NLT) Do you remember that wonderful praise song “Give Thanks”? It brings back such wonderful me...


Attitude Makes a Difference

October 30, 2013

We’ve all seen it – the attitude that turns an athlete into a champion – that turns an ordinary soldier into a hero – that turns an entertainer into a...

An Awakening from Brokenness

Be Still

May 27, 2013

She had a sister, Mary, who sat before the Master, hanging on every word he said. But Martha was pulled away by all she had to do in the kitchen. Late...

Discovering Who I Am

Your Heart is What Matters to God

January 21, 2013

“God judges persons differently than humans do. Men and women look at the face; God looks into the heart.” 1 SAMUEL 16:7 (THE MESSAGE) I have learned ...

Discovering Who I Am

Face to Face-No Masks

January 15, 2013

Whenever, though, they turn to face God as Moses did, God removes the veil and there they are—face-to-face! They suddenly recognize that God is a livi...

Discovering Who I Am

I Am God’s Man

November 28, 2012

We know very well that we are not set right with God by rule-keeping but only through personal faith in Jesus Christ. How do we know? We tried it—and ...

Discovering Peace

Peace Producers

May 22, 2012

What Can We Do to Seek Peace? “…seek peace and pursue it.” PSALM 34:14 Trust God – The Scriptures assure us that those who trust God will have peace. ...

Discovering Peace

The Ebb & Flow of Peace

May 17, 2012

Peter, suddenly bold, said, “Master, if it’s really you, call me to come to you on the water.” He said, “Come ahead.” Jumping out of the boat, Peter w...


Peace Busters That Hinder Our Experience of Peace

May 8, 2012

*Divine Disconnection – God is the source of Peace, so when I don’t have a relationship with Him – when I don’t spend time with Him through prayer, wo...

Discovering Peace

My Discovery Journey

May 2, 2012

I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid. JOHN 14:27...


Don’t Be Afraid to Ask God

September 27, 2011

If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him. JAMES 1:5 When I found ...


Treasure at Our Fingertips

September 20, 2011

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 Scripture is more than ink on paper. It is God’s voice, His living Word, and it ...


What is True Surrender?

September 12, 2011

Surrender to God in the midst of difficult circumstances is the way to find peace, but sometimes we are confused about what true surrender entails. If...


Choosing the Treasure of Surrender

September 12, 2011

Let him who walks in the dark, who has no light, trust in the name of the LORD and rely on his God. ISAIAH 50:10 Pastor Ron Mehl was intimately famili...


A Treasure of Hope

September 12, 2011

Months have passed since Lucy put her big, bulky box in her hall closet. It is still there. Whenever Lucy has a new prayer request for her daughter, s...


A Safe Harbor from the Storms of Change

August 20, 2011

Everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams...


The Stress of Change: Check Your Vital Signs!

August 13, 2011

Change isn’t something we humans handle well. When we’re forced to deal with change such as the upheaval cancer can bring, most of us will recognize s...


Weathering the Winds of Change When We’re On Emotional Overload

August 2, 2011

Sometimes I get the feeling that the whole world is against me, but deep down I know that’s not true. Some of the smaller countries are neutral. Rober...


The Ebb and Flow of Peace

July 28, 2011

Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s ...


Thank God for All He Has Done

July 20, 2011

Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s ...


Dealing with Guilt When We Stumble

June 7, 2011

If we have only the will to walk then God is pleased with our stumbles. CS LEWIS I had always been a perfectionist – expecting perfection mostly from ...

False Guilt

Too Heavy a Burden

May 31, 2011

My guilt overwhelms me— it is a burden too heavy to bear. PSALM 38:5 (NLT) There is virtually no end to the things that we can feel guilty and subsequ...


Breaking Free from the Burden of Guilt

May 26, 2011

“Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burde...


Not Guilty

May 19, 2011

“I have heard all this before. What miserable comforters you are! Won’t you ever stop blowing hot air? What makes you keep on talking? I could say the...

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