Tag Archives: Ephesians 3:20

Stretch yourself to not only trust Him in the calm but to find Him in the chaos.

How to Recognize God Moments

How to Recognize God Moments

God moments are real and are occurring all around us all of the time.  They are happening whether we recognize them or not. In fact, I’m convinced we miss out on so many simply because we’re not aware of the indicators that help us recognize them.  That awareness could differentiate between an average and an

Groomed: Overcoming the Lies that Shaped our Past and Stepping into a Limitless New Year

I’ve spent more than a decade working with American survivors of sex trafficking — precious young girls who, before they had everything stolen, lived a lot like my daughter or yours. When I first started working with them, I thought I was there to help them, but the more I listened to their stories, the

Oh, My Lord, Please Send Someone Else

Editor’s note: Finding joy in life’s small moments brings purpose and power to each day – and God wants us to unpack each of these small acts of faithfulness into something bigger. Read this excerpt from Church of the Small Things by New York Times bestselling author Melanie Shankle and learn how a family dinner conversation

What Should You Do When Your Kids Can’t Fall Asleep?

Have you ever had one of those days when you’re physically exhausted after a full day of activity yet you simply cannot fall asleep? You crawl into your cozy bed hoping to drift off into a night filled with sweet slumbers – but as soon as your head hits the pillow, you find yourself wide-eyed

A Story of His Presence

Editor’s note: Diane Comer prayed for God to save her hearing, to heal her. God said no. Diane knows the spiritual rattling that can come from disappointment and loss. And she knows the depth of joy that comes from intimately trusting in Jesus. We hope you are encouraged by this excerpt of her new book

Immeasurably More

Editor’s note: Shauna Shanks suddenly found herself brokenhearted, confused, and struggling to please God in the midst of terrible circumstances – her husband’s infidelity. She shares the story of that messy, painful, traumatic season in A Fierce Love as well as what God miraculously did as she obeyed and trusted in Him. Enjoy this excerpt.

Receiving and Releasing His Power in Prayer

Receiving and Releasing His Power in Prayer I heard about a little boy who went to his dad and said, “I want a little brother.”
His dad looked up from his newspaper. “Well, son,” he said, “maybe you ought to pray about that.”
So the little guy prayed every night for one month. And nothing happened. He

Play With Fire: The Holy Spirit and the Abundant Life

Holy Spirit On the final day of the retreat, the prayer team called my mom to the front of the room. One of the leaders pushed her forward in her wheelchair, and the women placed their hands on her body and began to pray. In a beautiful moment of spontaneity, women from all over the auditorium got to their feet,

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