• ProShape Rx is the Healthy Alternative to Painful Diets

    Posted October 19, 2016 by Slimming Love

    The rollercoaster ride of weight loss takes many shapes and sizes. There are so many diets on the market today it is hard to keep track of which one is the flavor of the month. Just turn on the TV or pick up a supermarket magazine and inevitably you will read of yet one more celebrity touting prom...

  • 3 Reasons My Idols Are Better Than Jesus

    Posted September 3, 2016 by Christian Blogs

      John Calvin once wrote that the human heart is an idol factory, and I’ve certainly found that to be true. Deep within us is a manufacturing process that continues on whether we know it or not. Slowly but steadily, we craft our idols - linking them together based on o...

  • Why Should We Work to Learn Contentment?

    Posted September 3, 2016 by Christian Blogs

      Our society breeds discontent.    Think about it. Every day we are bombarded with messages that tell us if we want to be happy we need more things, fewer wrinkles, better vacations, and fewer troubles. The result of being hit with these messages day in and day out is tha...

  • The Complexity of Pain and the Plight of the Sojourn

    Posted September 3, 2016 by Christian Blogs

    " years have been few and evil..." Genesis 47:9    This does not sit well with us. We want resolution. We want pain washed away. We want hope, we want joy, we want conclusion. Maybe that's why we don't tell this story. I have never heard a sermon on this text; you probably ha...

  • The Waiting Game - Leading Those Who Stray

    Posted August 28, 2016 by Christian Blogs

      As a leader, your heart breaks. It’s someone close to you – maybe a church member, a dear friend, a sibling, or even one of your kids. You love them, but you hate their choices. It’s not a self righteous thing, you just see how their decisions are stalling their growth ...

  • Why You Must Sing Even When You Don't Feel Like It

    Posted August 28, 2016 by Christian Blogs

    "Sing, O barren." -- Isaiah 54:1   Though we have brought forth some fruit unto Christ, and have a joyful hope that we are "plants of his own right hand planting," yet there are times when we feel very barren. Prayer is lifeless, love is cold, faith is weak, each grace in the garden o...