Safely in the Secret Place – Part 2

Imagine yourself surrounded by an impenetrable wall of protection. Picture yourself enveloped by...
Safely in the Secret Place – Part 1

Safely in the Secret Place – Part 1

Today, there is a message being screamed from every headline, television, radio and magazine in the country. It's a message that can be summed up in a single word. DANGER! Given this barrage of impending doom and disaster, is it any wonder more Americans than ever...

Abiding in the Vine

Abiding in the Vine

by Mac Hammond Let me ask you this question. Have you ever looked at other believers and longed to have the kind of relationship with God that they have? You’ve noticed their relationship with God seems to be much more intimate, they consistently experience the...

God-Given Goals Are Achievable for You

God-Given Goals Are Achievable for You

What do you picture yourself accomplishing in this New Year? Do you see yourself coming one step closer to achieving your dreams, or do you expect difficulty to continue in your life? What you see yourself doing in this year has a great impact on what will actually...

Prayer: The Key to Change in Your Life

Prayer: The Key to Change in Your Life

If you look around the world today, you know that change is desperately needed. From natural disasters to rampant amorality, so many things on this earth need a touch of the Holy Spirit. It’s easy to watch all that goes on and wonder if your prayers can affect change...

Patience = Consistency

Patience = Consistency

"Just be patient." If you're like most believers, you probably cringe when you hear the word "patience." To most Christians, being patient means gritting your teeth and hanging on by your toenails in hopes things will eventually get better. We think it means, "hang on...

Destroy the Force of Fear

Destroy the Force of Fear

Before you read this article, I want you to stop and take a quick inventory of your life. Are there areas of it in which the devil seems to be running rampant? Are there situations that seem to be continually cursed instead of blessed? If so, the subject I'm about to...

What is Mercy?

What is Mercy?

It would be good for all of us to remember more regularly that if each and every one of us received what we deserved, we would be crispy critters. As the Bible makes clear, we have all sinned and fallen short of the glory of God (Romans 3:23). Our covenant with God...

Capture Your Thoughts

Capture Your Thoughts

Many people understand the need for practice in athletics and music. They even understand the need for higher education. But not many people understand the need to train your mind. Just as athletes wouldn’t know the team’s playbook without practice, your mind won’t...

Always Speak From Love

Always Speak From Love

Communication is much more than words exchanged between two people. The way we communicate is just as significant as the words that we speak. Paul makes a point to remind the church at Ephesus of this truth. Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but...

Summer Prayer Notes by Lynne Hammond

Summer Prayer Notes by Lynne Hammond

Dearest Friend and Pray-er, I don’t know if you’ve realized it yet, but this is not just an ordinary year. At the beginning of 2019, we entered a whole new spiritual season. The Lord told me to be watching for it before the year even started. Last November, He spoke...