Love One Another: Benefits of Being in Community

Written by Miracle Hawkins, Contributing Writer 2/18/21 Even before the pandemic, loneliness and isolation was on the rise.  This lack of connectivity caused symptoms of depression and anxiety.  Unfortunately, with the pandemic, loneliness and isolation are only increasing more rapidly.  What can help it? Community.  Community was created by God to be a blessing toContinue reading “Love One Another: Benefits of Being in Community”

Working Through Resistance: New Wine Goes Into New Wineskin

You can’t put new wine into old wine skin. Matthew 9:17 says “Neither do men put new wine into old bottles: else the bottles break, and the wine runneth out, and the bottles perish: but they put new wine into new bottles, and both are preserved.” This verse came to mind as I was reflectingContinue reading “Working Through Resistance: New Wine Goes Into New Wineskin”

Faith in Times of Trouble (Coronavirus)

I am normally not given into fears and hype about adverse weather, disasters, politics, or viruses. Because I am a highly sensitive person, I tend to keep my eye gate and ear gate pretty fortified. I can’t even watch a suspenseful (fictional) movie without feeling real stress in my body. I spent a season readingContinue reading “Faith in Times of Trouble (Coronavirus)”

Psalm 1

One of the most encouraging books in the Bible, is the book of Psalms.  Many of the Psalms were written by people going through difficulties.  When you read them, you can hear the sadness, anguish, frustration, impatience, and pain of their respective experiences.  You can also hear the resolution, surrender, and joy that comes fromContinue reading “Psalm 1”

I’m A Believer

I am a believer.  I believe there is one and only one living and true God, an infinite Spirit, the Maker and supreme Ruler of Heaven and earth; inexpressibly glorious in holiness, and worthy of all possible honor, confidence and love; that in the unity of the Godhead there are three persons, the Father, theContinue reading “I’m A Believer”