How I do “Church” at Home: Listening for God’s Voice

How I do “Church” at Home: Listening for God’s Voice

While I’m sure a lot of people are wishing for the church doors to open again so that we can have corporate worship and in-person fellowship, I’m kind of hesitant to say that I’m ready or not ready to “do church again.” I’ve found that lately I’ve been the most captive audience: listening for God’s voice at home. Of course, I agree that we should follow the guidelines of state officials. But if the option were up to me, I’m not sure if I’d be running back into the church doors. And not because of the coronavirus. Are you ready to do church again?

Dealing with Failure by Recognizing God’s Love

Dealing with Failure by Recognizing God’s Love

Why do I feel like a failure when God loves me? How can I deny his love and say that it is not enough? I find myself fighting to find the truth when my hands won’t let go of these feelings of failure. I keep stacking myself up against these benchmarks of success and achievement, and I always fall short. I’m holding tight to these standards that I haven’t met, and even as God is calling out to me, “you are a loved child of God. You’ve been bought back, at the highest price,” why can’t I let go of this and cling to his truth?

A Helpful Resource: What the Coronavirus Can Teach Us

A Helpful Resource: What the Coronavirus Can Teach Us

So, what are we supposed to be learning from the coronavirus? I still don’t know exactly, and it’s probably different for every person, but I thought that this article would be a good start for me to figure it out. Written by Mark Oden, a pastor in Naples, Italy, the article ” 8 Things the Coronavirus Should Teach Us, ” has changed my perspective. I am reminded of God’s peace and prompted to cling to his promises. Here’s my response to some of the points Oden made, and make sure to let me know what your thoughts are in the comments!

Faith: An Anchor in my heart during coronavirus

Faith: An Anchor in my heart during coronavirus

The message that Dr. Tony Evans taught this past Sunday answered two questions for me about the coronavirus, or COVID-19: “Why is this happening” and “What do we do”? This blog post is how I’ve been convicted to respond. May we all rely on Faith: an anchor in distress during coronavirus, COVID-19.