Come Boldly to the Kingdom of Grace
Come Boldly to the Kingdom of Grace
Amanda Rose Van Sluytman · Oct 30 4 minute read

Throughout the Bible we find the utter inability for men and women to satisfy the requirements of God’s law. That’s a serious problem. How do we deal with it? Well, often by either ignoring...

The Fruit of Faith (Is Answered Prayer)
The Fruit of Faith (Is Answered Prayer)
Travis Walker · Oct 28 6 minute read

Imagine a church where prayer was not just a formality, not just an exercise in hope without certainty, but an exercise in faith. Imagine a church where people actually believed when they prayed that God was hearing them and acting immediately on that for which their petition called. Imagine a church that asked...

The Rainbow Before the Storm
The Rainbow Before the Storm
Stephanie McNeilus · Oct 19 3 minute read

I closed my eyes and said a few words to Jesus. Then, in the middle of my prayer, I turned to look out the window again. To my amazement, suspended in between me and the coming storm, I saw a brilliant...

Are You Still an Orphan?
Are You Still an Orphan?
Kevin Michalek · Oct 14 3 minute read

Have we spent time to receive Christ in our hearts, or are we still orphans today? Christ desires our relationship with Him to be a permanent one; He knocks on the door of our heart each day, but we still must allow His Spirit permission to come into...

P.U.S.H.: Pray Until Something Happens
P.U.S.H.: Pray Until Something Happens
Lisa Lothian · Oct 5 5 minute read

Have you ever wondered how long you should keep praying about something? Many people wonder about this dilemma, and quite frankly I have asked myself this very question a time or two. I have a prayer journal that I have kept for quite a few years. It records many answered prayers. But then there are many prayer requests...

A Disappointed Husband Redeems His Wife
A Disappointed Husband Redeems His Wife
Kevin Michalek · Sep 29 4 minute read

Hosea lived twenty years before the Northern kingdom of Israel fell to the Assyrians. So as a preacher, he had a poignant message to give Israel. But God wanted Hosea to feel what He feels towards Israel. Therefore, God had some good and bad news for Hosea. The good news was that God was letting Hosea marry the most beautiful woman...

Testimony: Witnessing God’s Love, Mercy & Healing — Part 2
Testimony: Witnessing God’s Love, Mercy & Healing — Part 2
Faith M. Connovich · Sep 24 11 minute read

I was seeing myself the way God sees me, and I cried. It was extremely painful; I was sobbing. I realized how I had dishonored His character. I had let Him down. The one person who loved me enough to send His Son to die for me, I had hurt.

Testimony: Witnessing God’s Love, Mercy & Healing — Part 1
Testimony: Witnessing God’s Love, Mercy & Healing — Part 1
Faith M. Connovich · Sep 18 6 minute read

When I got off the phone, I felt deep darkness settle over me. Thoughts were coming harsh and fast. You could die here. You could be sick for a very long time. I started to pray. I pleaded with God as I had never done before. I was crying out to Him.

Flat or Filled?
Flat or Filled?
Audrey Castelbuono · Sep 7 3 minute read

I was on a tandem bike and I was the only one pedaling but that shouldn’t cause it to be so strenuous...Mile by mile I had pushed and pedaled so hard and never once had I considered that it was so strenuous because...

A Purposeful Journey Through Prayer in the Sanctuary
A Purposeful Journey Through Prayer in the Sanctuary
Amanda Rose Van Sluytman · Aug 21 4 minute read

Through His amazing, enabling, and sustaining grace, Christ draws us to Himself...following Christ is the only path to heaven. His purposeful journey reveals a system of standards based on principles that express His warmth and love designed to meet the hearts of men.

Balance Belongs to the Lord
Balance Belongs to the Lord
Audrey Castelbuono · Aug 18 5 minute read

Earlier this year, my husband Roy and I had the opportunity of spending a day at The Art Institute of Chicago…I was not so much interested in the pieces within the museum, but to experience the architect’s handiwork…

Deliberate Prayer
Deliberate Prayer
Lisa Lothian · Aug 11 3 minute read

Have you ever had a conversation with someone and promised them that you would pray for them and their situation, only to remember sometime later when you spoke to them again that you had completely forgot to pray?