2022 Freedom Devotional

 God is here for you now!  We want you to know the freedom that comes only from Christ Jesus. Stop wondering if you will ever be free from your sin and pain. This year, our FREEDOM Devotion Guide,  aims to help you to see that you can be free! Free from guilt, free to love, free…

Standing Firm in the Face of the Enemy By: Starla Canning

Over the last several years, I have noticed a significant shift in the collective thinking of American society. While it is true that a gradual shift has been taking place, it has moved at a more rapid pace over the last few years, and I believe that the American church is heading into a purifying…

Remember 2020? Ashlee Nocita

And you shall remember the whole way that the Lord your God has led you these forty years in the wilderness, that he might humble you, testing you to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep his commandments or not. Deuteronomy 8:2 Remember 2020 has been a year to remember! We will all remember 2020 for decades to…

Am I a Good Mom? By: Erika Opperman

“Moooommmmm, can you come here?” “Mommy, look at this,” my youngest exclaimed as he shoved his Mario action figure in my face. “Mom, my math…” All I wanted to do was send a text message that was now four days overdue for a response, but I couldn’t seem to find the headspace or spare second…

God is With You, Draw Near to God and Trust Anyway By: Liz Faught

“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil for you are with me….” – Psalms 23:4 “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” – Romans 8:28 In the…

The Gospel and the Pandemic By: Beth Holmes

            As I write this, we are coming to the end of our fourth week of social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020. I have no idea what the world will be like as you read this, perhaps in May when it should be originally published, or some time off in the distant…

Hope for Every Generation By: Maggie Meadows Cooper

My sweet friends, it seems we find ourselves in uncharted waters. Schools are closed, sporting events canceled, businesses surviving through online interaction and curbside pickup options. “Social distancing” and “COVID-19” are the new buzz words on television and social media. All things that would have been unthinkable just a couple of months ago. In the…

Costumes and Masks By Kristen Hudson

“For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” Psalm 139: 13-14a For 8 years, I have been a mom of boys (current ages 8 and 3). I love to watch their simplicity of play—with boxes and dirt and any…