An Unceasing Invitation
During a season of starting new routines, new habits, and new goals, why not start a habit of daily, focused prayer? Often, our prayer lives consist of a fleeting thought towards God or a pleading cry amidst crises. But prayer isn’t just something to sprinkle into your daily routine or a lifeline in turmoil. You…READ MORE
Advent: What's love got to do with it?
During Advent, we have reflected on the ideas of Joy, Peace, and Hope. We finish our journey to Christmas with the theme of Love. Specifically, we consider the giving of love. People don’t know how we feel unless we show them. I don’t know about you, but I have been guilty of assuming that people…READ MORE
Advent: Making the Most of Your Christmas Season
We don't know if you're anything like us, but every year we make a promise to ourselves that this year will be a really special Christmas for our families. That we're going to really celebrate the season, we're going to do more than just get caught up in everything that has to happen, and we're…READ MORE
The spiritual side to mental and emotional health
How do we nurture our spiritual health along with our mental and emotional health? A lot of times in our pursuit of mental and emotional health we neglect our spiritual being. Why? Because that’s what culture tells us to do. There are tons of books, podcasts, and blogs on how to be a better person,…READ MORE
Emotional Blockage: Do You Have One?
Are you struggling with an emotional blockage? Have you ever felt really bottled up? Maybe you've been holding on to a lot of hurts and you just don't know how to let them go? Or maybe some old feelings keep popping back up. How do you release them? In this episode, Heather and Jamie talk…READ MORE
Family culture: I'm just like my dad.
What was your family culture like growing up? Not sure? Well, have you ever noticed yourself responding to something precisely the way one of your parents/guardians would have? It's totally normal but can also be a little startling. Whether you had amazing or not-so-great parents/guardians, how they acted and viewed the world shaped how you…READ MORE
GOING DEEPER: Acts 9 (10-Minute Bible Study)
Today, we’re studying Acts 9. It’s very likely that if you are reading this blog you are a follower of Jesus. And hopefully you are here because you’re interested in knowing more about Him so that you can grow in your understanding of what it means to follow Him more faithfully in your day-to-day life.…READ MORE
“I made a counseling appointment.”
In this episode, Heather and Jamie talk about Heather making a counseling appointment, putting in the work to get healthy, and different ways to afford help. So, let's talk about it! How badly do you want to be healthy? We often avoid going to counseling or getting healthy emotionally, physically, and spiritually because of the…READ MORE
GOING DEEPER: Acts 8 (10-Minute Bible Study)
Today, we're studying Acts 8. One of the compelling realities of a life of following Jesus is just how many wonderful (and at times frustrating) surprises there are. Jesus never changes (Hebrews 13v8), but the wind of God’s Spirit blows wherever it wishes (John 3v8). The character of God is consistent throughout Scripture and yet…READ MORE
Spiritual warfare is far less spooky than you think 👻
What is spiritual warfare, really? We think it may be far more boring and ordinary than you might think. When you repent and apologize, commit to repairing your relationships, when you work against the conflict and tensions that divide you from the people in your life—that's spiritual warfare. In this episode, Heather and Jamie talk…READ MORE