This season of Advent, may the anticipation of new life, new beginnings, and new possibilities give us hope unimaginable.
Like Thor and Bruce Banner, sometimes it feels like we’ve crash-landed into a world that is intentionally designed to keep us stressed out all the time.
You and the World Series champions have something in common: You both have a front office actively working for your favor and the future good of your life. You can trust the front office!
Accepting the reality of our transient lives, along with God’s eternal truths, can help us to apply our hearts to wisdom in the daily grind of our fleeting days.
Peace isn’t the absence of troubles, it’s God filling our hearts despite them. So when fearful or anxious thoughts come, remind yourself of Jesus’ words: “Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.”
It takes courage to stand alone, and oftentimes we find ourselves in situations and places where our faith requires us to do so.
When is it wrong to pray? Our prayer life must not only be an intimate communion of words, but an obedient course of action.
From Charlottesville to Spain, I see images of HOPE that evil will be overcome with good. How are you doing at guarding your heart from the anger, vitriol, and hostility that has become the social norm of our time?
What do you do when you don’t know what to do? When you feel small and powerless? Jehoshaphat shows us that fear isn’t necessarily the absence of faith; it can actually be a catalyst for faith when it leads us to the right place.
This Retreat is for any and all children and urban youth workers from gospel rescue missions, urban camps and churches, after school programs, tutoring, shelter/residential programming, camping, urban basketball league.