Her screams woke me from a deep sleep. Alertness came over me as my feet found the cold wood floor and padded quickly to her room. “I need Jesus! You […]


“By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” {John 13:35, NIV} A Life of Love . . . Jesus rose from the table, where […]


I gave in to temptation and colored my hair right before bed.  And then at 11 o’clock P.M. I washed my hair 37 times because hair color called Espresso is […]

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“Your Word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.” {Psalm 119:105, NIV} The Lighted Path . . . Every life journey has a few critical junctures […]


God, we remember that day fourteen years ago as if it just happened. We remember the moment we first heard the news. We remember the images blazing across our TV […]


“Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.” {1 John 4:11, NIV} Dear Friends . . . For John, writing a letter to friends […]


When you don’t feel like praying, how can you still savor God’s presence? I’d like to share one of the best ways that helps me experience God’s presence when I find […]


One of the things we love about this community at (in)courage is your willingness to do what James calls, “the hard work of getting along.”  As we head into our […]