Hey friends! Let me ask you a question. Have you ever felt caught up in the rat race of life? As if your life is always on the go, moving at top speed, and never feeling like you have time to stop and take a breather? Me too, friend. In our society today, that’s a
Don’t grow weary in the waiting. Instead, wait with anticipation! Anticipation: waiting eagerly for something; excitement; to look ahead and prepare for; an expectation; anticipating with confidence of fulfillment. Waiting is often seen as such a terrible word. We groan when we have to wait in line in the drive-thru. We despair at the thought
Ever notice how powerful our words are? If someone compliments you about your work or your appearance, it makes you feel really good right? It might give your confidence a needed boost or make you feel happy or content. However, on the flip side, when someone criticizes us or makes a negative or hurtful comment
Hey guys! So I’m going to tell you a story…There was a guy named Lazarus. He had two sisters, Mary and Martha. One day Lazarus got really sick and Mary and Martha sent word to Jesus to come QUICK! Jesus waited in Bethabara for two days before heading to Bethany where Lazarus was already dead.
I was told all my life that I would never have kids. Then, at the age of 37, I found myself pregnant. What a miracle! And that was before I was saved. I started cooking in a small hometown restaurant and that started my love of feeding people. I’ve cooked in hundreds of places and
If you read the introduction to this blog, you’ll know that joy is such a big part of my life. Joy, and my ability to hold onto it, is oftentimes the only thing that will get me through the day. But what even is joy? When you hear the word “joy,” what comes to mind?
By Kim Eidel Scripture Passage: Romans 8:6-14 Psalm 27:13-14 Imagine a big race, perhaps even the Olympics and the runners are all lined up. Each of them is physically and mentally prepared and they have a plan of action and they are ready to go…but they still have to wait for the signal to take
It was an early Thursday morning, and a man I love and respect was with me that day. He had invited me for breakfast, so I had to say yes. He took me to eat at a nice restaurant called Cracker Barrel, our favorite place to eat. Before going out, I hadn’t told him all
By Kim Eidel Passage Scripture: Judges 6:1-6 and 14-16 Judges 7:7-22 There are many times in life when specific circumstances loom so large before us that our hearts constrict in our chests. Perhaps we feel overwhelmed, inadequate, panicky, or downright fearful. Gideon felt much the same way when the Lord instructed him to strike down
Matthew 28:19 (The Great Commission)