Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. But someone who falls alone is in real trouble. - ECCLESIASTES 4:9-10 (NLT). We hope that you find encouragement and endurance for your journey here.

Endurance for the Journey

Dealing With a New Physical Normal Reach Out to Others

March 10, 2024

All praise to the God and Father of our Master, Jesus the Messiah! Father of all mercy! God of all healing counsel! He comes alongside us when we go t...

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Our Community

May 5, 2022

One night the Lord spoke to Paul in a vision and told him, “Don’t be afraid! Speak out! Don’t be silent! For I am with you, and no one will attack and...

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Back to Words Again

March 3, 2022

A few days ago, I was reading James 3 and again WORDS was the hot topic. WORDS can either build you up and bring comfort or tear you down and create d...

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The Power of Words

February 8, 2022

Well-spoken words bring satisfaction … PROVERBS 12:14 (THE MESSAGE) “Nothing is easier than to make sounds in the form of words;nothing is more diffic...

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Companions in Suffering

January 7, 2021

I, John, your brother and companion in suffering and kingdom and patient endurance that are ours in Jesus … REVELATION 1:9 (NIV) The Apostle John call...

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Sacrificial Friendship

August 27, 2020

Dear Friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. 1 JOHN 4:7 (NIV) Before I went ...

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We Need Each Other

July 30, 2020

Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man be alone.” GENESIS 2:18 I would like to share what I hope will be some words of encouragement. Th...

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Godly Counsel

January 24, 2020

All this comes from the Lord Almighty, wonderful in counsel and magnificent in wisdom. ISAIAH 28:29 (NIV) I understand how Christians can be skeptical...

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January 28, 2019

For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. A time to cry and a time to laugh. A time to grieve and a time to dance. ECC...

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Let The Lord Decide

July 26, 2018

“I have not wronged you, but you are doing me wrong by waging war against me. Let the Lord, the Judge, decide the dispute this day.” JUDGES 11:27 (NIV...


Part II-Uncovering the Riches of Relationships

January 9, 2015

The most perfect people in the world have imperfections, and so do we. And sometimes it is quite difficult for us to tolerate each other. We are to “b...


Uncovering the Riches of Relationships

November 12, 2014

Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. But someone who falls...


The Treasure of Relationships

November 7, 2014

Then the Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone.” GENESIS 2:18 (NLT) It is not good for anyone to do life alone but there was a time i...


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, ...

Discovering Who I Am

Giving Others Permission

February 28, 2013

The heartfelt counsel of a friend is as sweet as perfume and incense. PROVERBS 27:9 (THE MESSAGE) We all long for strong healthy friendships because d...

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Trusting Others With Who I Am

February 20, 2013

A friend loves you all the time PROVERBS 17:17 (NCV) I love the book of Proverbs. It truly is the Book of Wisdom. Last week we learned from Proverbs h...

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Journeying With Others

February 15, 2013

God said, “It’s not good for the Man to be alone; I’ll make him a helper, a companion.” GENESIS 2:18 (THE MESSAGE) It is true that we cannot do this l...

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We Are An Open Book Before God

February 5, 2013

I thank you, High God—you’re breathtaking! Body and soul, I am marvelously made! I worship in adoration—what a creation! You know me inside and out, y...

Discovering Who I Am

Accepting Help

September 18, 2012

Now that we know what we have—Jesus, this great High Priest with ready access to God— let’s not let it slip through our fingers. We don’t have a pries...

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Run With Perseverance: Rely on your Support Team

February 20, 2012

Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work: If one falls down, his friend can help him up. But pity the man who falls and...

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Run With Perseverance: Hang Out With Other Pitchers

February 14, 2012

“Jesus the Messiah! Father of all mercy! God of all healing counsel! He comes alongside us when we go through hard times, and before you know it, he b...

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Lighten Your Load: Learn the Lesson of Boulders and Knapsacks

January 9, 2012

“Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” GALATIANS 6:2 I always believed, as we are told in Scripture, that w...


Relationship Repair

December 20, 2011

Even when you’re tired of trying to work things out with others, someone understands your frustration, your confusion, your indifference. God un...


Next Steps: Receive Support From Others

December 15, 2011

Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. But someone who falls...


When Forgiveness Seems Impossible

November 26, 2011

Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus an...


The Ripple Effect

November 26, 2011

He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has to be forgiven. Five years ago, Jennifer Smith desc...


Balancing Changing Needs

November 14, 2011

It’s hard enough to keep healthy, balanced relationships when life is going well, but when we find ourselves on the rocky, unpredictable road of...


In the Midst of Suffering

November 14, 2011

by Jan Dravecky When Dave was pitching for the San Francisco Giants, we had a good life. We had a good marriage, two great kids, and a growing relatio...


The Rocky Road of Relationships: We Need Each Other

November 6, 2011

by Dave Dravecky No one is wise enough to live alone, nor good enough nor strong enough. God has made us to a large degree dependent upon each other. ...


Polishing the Treasure

October 30, 2011

The Starting Point The darkness of suffering creates an environment in which misunderstanding and miscommunication can flourish. When we are forced to...

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