Author Archives: Kat Armstrong

Don’t be afraid of 2021! All is not lost! We need a new beginning and God is here to bring it!

2021: All Is Not Lost

2021: All Is Not Lost

  I’m a self-professed choir nerd. Or I used to be. The melodies of a choral ensemble warming up before state competitions are the most memorable soundtracks of my high school years. Show choir, girls’ pop, quartet — you name the combination, I wanted to sing in it. Rarely a stand-alone soloist, I was at

To those who feel undeserving of a new beginning, remember, it’s grace. Grace upon grace, actually. No one deserves it, but it’s available to us now through Jesus. Jesus isn’t done with you yet.

Jesus Is Not Done with You Yet

  Where there’s hope, there’s life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again. ~ Anne Frank Wearing leather-looking pants to my husband’s head-pastor job interview ranks as one of my most embarrassing moments. Pleather on the front, business black on the back — goodness, it was cringeworthy. What possessed me to

Why Are You Even Here?

Group Time Leader read Kat’s message to group: It’s no accident that your attention is here for the moment. Cast aside those nagging fears that you won’t give this study the time it deserves, and you should just quit while you’re ahead. Reject the notion that this can wait. Because now is always the right

Too Much to Handle?

Judge Deborah Serving in judgeship of the nation of Israel, Deborah was a married woman of valor leading the people of God with wisdom and courage (Judges 4). She wasn’t just the lone woman to judge Israel; she also held the unique dual function of both fiery judge and authoritative prophet.1 In a role similar

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