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How to Trust God When He Says No

trust god when He says no

Hearing no for an answer is always tough. Have you ever prayed for something and gotten a flat out no in response? I know I have. Sometimes it’s small things and other times it’s life-changing. I can clearly recall the Monday night after Young Life when our group gathered and prayed for safe travels to …

Living Out the Power of Praise

power of praise

We all praise something.  We may give our attention to our spouse, to our job, to our social status.  Praising is something that comes naturally.  It’s how we are made.  However, God calls us to praise Him above all things. And yet, how many of us struggle with focusing our praise on God alone? Praising …

Finding Hope in the Sea of Grief

There are times when an unexpected loss rips through your world and colors every moment of your days.  We think that if only we could have gone back and said something or done something differently. If only we could have a few more minutes. The grief tears you apart and threatens to overtake your life …