December 1st, 2023

Happy December! Christmas is on its way and we couldn’t think of a better way to ready our hearts together than by spending the whole month reading through the story of Jesus’ birth and finding some  practical ways to love others. Together, we will work through an Advent reading plan provided by LCBC Church through […]

November 30th, 2023

“Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.”  ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭90‬:‭12‬ As we close on our study of margin in our relationships one more idea that might be useful is to be intentional as we consider where we invest our time. I really like what Bruce Zachary from Calvary Chapel […]

November 29th, 2023

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”  ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭3‬:‭5‬-‭6‬ Of course we know that we seek guidance from God through prayer, yet I all too often forget to pray as part of creating […]

November 28th, 2023

“Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “ ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’”  ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭22‬:‭36‬-‭39‬ ‭NIV ‭As Christians, when we […]

November 27th, 2023

“I’m burned out.” When we hear this phrase it brings to mind our current or past struggles with having done too much at once, or the same thing for too long.  It often comes with a sense that we’ve had no time to catch our breath, literally or figuratively.  It always comes with a sense […]

November 26th, 2023

Read: Matthew 11:28-30 TPT  “Are you weary, carrying a heavy burden? Come to me. I will refresh your life, for I am your oasis. Simply join your life with mine. Learn my ways and you’ll discover that I’m gentle, humble, easy to please. You will find refreshment and rest in me. For all that I […]

November 25th, 2023

Read: Acts 4:31 GNT  When they finished praying, the place where they were meeting was shaken. They were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to proclaim God’s message with boldness. We are all very familiar with the high gasoline prices. Unfortunately, the increased cost puts us in a position to have to make […]

November 24th, 2023

Read: Philippians 4:8 TPT  Keep your thoughts continually fixed on all that is authentic and real, honorable and admirable, beautiful and respectful, pure and holy, merciful and kind. And fasten your thoughts on every glorious work of God, praising him always. Much to the relief of many of us, society is starting to recognize and […]

November 23rd, 2023

Read: 1 Thessalonians 4:11-12 GNT  Make it your aim to live a quiet life, to mind your own business, and to earn your own living, just as we told you before. In this way you will win the respect of those who are not believers, and you will not have to depend on anyone for […]

November 22nd, 2023

Read: Jeremiah 17: 7 NIV  “But blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him. They will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in […]