Looking Back…Looking Forward in the New Year

As we begin another new year, it affords us the chance to reflect back on 2012 and give thanks to God for all He did.  Most likely, the past year presented new challenges and circumstances unlike anything you’ve ever faced before. This time last year, Steph and I had no idea we would be moving to New York state. God was preparing us for a … Continue reading Looking Back…Looking Forward in the New Year

Having an Active Faith

We hear the word “faith” all the time. Someone will say, “He made a faith commitment”, or “My faith is really growing”, or “She’s a woman of faith”, etc. But sometimes I think we forget the basic meaning of the word. The Bible says, “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen” (Hebrews 11:1). According to the author of Hebrews, faith involves trusting … Continue reading Having an Active Faith