You are loved and unique. Some people have a hard time trusting this statement. We are more apt to believe we are dull and worthless. What would it look like to live in a world where we all believe we are people of great worth? Imagine what we...
Fore! Look out! Here we come! Restoration celebrated its fourth birthday in a big way. 2019 will be a big year for us as we send even more people, more support, more resources, more goods and more love to the communities to which we are called!
2 Corinthians 13:11-14
The terror and violence of the world is a sharp contrast to the gentle story of God’s love at Christmas. Herod wanted to stop what God was doing in the world, just as evil wants to stop the work of Christ today. Herod was not able to kill the...
Many are longing for a positive change in their lives. The Shepherd's lives changed when they heard a message about the birth of Jesus and went and saw it for themselves. What happens when you experience Christ, and then tell others about what...
Jealousy rears its head in the worst ways. Elizabeth spent her whole married life trying to become pregnant only to have her cousin appear pregnant out of wedlock. Rather than becoming jealous, her faith enabled her to understand the power of God...
It is easy to get angry when people disappoint us, hurt us or when life takes an unexpected turn. Joseph could have disregarded the angel’s message, assumed the worst and immersed himself in a pool of anger. Joseph’s no would have had tremendous...
Mary, the mother of Jesus, is the epitome of faithfulness in the Christmas story. With little information and no plan, she takes on the task of bearing a child. Most of us have some no along with our yes to God. What is the opportunity cost of...
It is hard to get into the Christmas spirit if the celebration is reduced to party planning and gift buying. The key is to understand what God did at Christmas. But hectic schedules are not the only thing to get in the way. There are our...