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The Perfect Day

by Kelly Pfeffer "Every follower of Jesus at some point will confront the Wall - or, as the ancients called it, "the dark night of the soul."  - Peter Scazzero, The Emotionally Healthy Spirituality Ten years ago, what I thought was the perfect day of my life happened.  The moment was the day of our… Continue reading The Perfect Day

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Peace in the Storm

Peace in the Storm by Shawn Johnson The thing about Southwest Florida is that every summer, we have afternoon storms. I am not a stranger to them. In fact, right now as I write this I am listening to the wind howl and wondering what kind of storm will this one be?  Will there be… Continue reading Peace in the Storm

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First Things First

by Wendy Hingson So many people are overwhelmed, afraid, worried, stress, can’t sleep, and so on. Every day we are flooded with information, guidelines, and statistics from all over the world. Today, I want to take a minute to remind you of a simple but powerful truth: let God's Word have the first priority of… Continue reading First Things First

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When Grief Meets Joy

Rosa Zoghbi is a young woman whose heart has been captivated by the love of Jesus. She has boldly stepped out in faith over and over again as Jesus has called her to follow Him. She is single by choice and will not settle for less than what God has for her in any area of her… Continue reading When Grief Meets Joy

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On Mission Now!

On Mission Now Have you ever considered yourself a missionary, a disciple or in the ministry field? Unless you work at a church most people would answer “no”. I know I didn’t. My sister and I were visiting family in Chicago and a new friend asked her, “what do you do?” Without skipping a beat,… Continue reading On Mission Now!