Jesus Is Calling

  Jesus Is Calling Softly and tenderly Jesus is calling— Calling for you and for me; Patiently Jesus is waiting and watching— Watching for you and for me! Come home! come home! Ye who are weary, come home! Earnestly, tenderly, Jesus is calling, Calling, O sinner, come home! 2 Why should we tarry when Jesus […]

Messages In Hymns

Messages In Hymns For centuries countless souls have been called to Christ through the inspirational words of hymns. It is in their soothing, heartfelt words we find comfort in the knowledge of a very present God. Especially when we lack the strength to form words. In these same songs we have felt His presence during […]

Change Would Do Me Good

Change Would Do Me Good When will it end? That’s the question we tend to ask a lot when we’re faced with trials and tribulations. Once we find ourselves in a predicament, we naturally seem to want to find a way out. So when we struggle and don’t see an end in sight we start […]

I Shouldn’t Have To Suffer So

I Shouldn’t Have To Suffer So It has become a widely believed and accepted notion that somehow being a Christian should get folks a ‘get outta everything troublesome card.’ It’s almost like we’ve become of the mind that we shouldn’t have to experience any stress, pain, hardship, or strife. When we do, our first response […]

Why Are You Such A Downer?

Why Are You Such A Downer? One of the most unpleasant things many people experience is depression. A common misconception I’ve not only fallen prey to but have also witnessed being demonstrated within the church is: The Answer To Depression Must First Be Sought Through Medication Or Therapy. While there may be nothing wrong with […]

Pesky Emotions

Pesky Emotions As people, we feel. We laugh, we cry. We know disappointment, heartache, as well as joy. This week has proven to be a bit of an emotional rollercoaster for the Burreson family. Between struggling with the complexity of my own emotions, juggling work and home, advocating for our oldest son, and dealing with […]

The Lies We Tell Ourselves: Part IV

The Lies We Tell Ourselves: Part IV The last two lies examined by Nancy Leigh Demoss this week have much to do with image. Physical Beauty Matters More Than Inner Beauty I Should Not Have To Live With Unfulfilled Longings Physical Beauty Is Matters More Than Inner Beauty It is ingrained in us that how […]

The Lies We Tell Ourselves: Part III

The Lies We Tell Ourselves: Part III Looking into the falsehoods we tend t gto convince ourselves are true, I uncovered some unpleasantness this week in the going over of two more of Satan’s ploys. If there were ever lies that could be pride damaging when confronted with the truth, these two are the ones […]

The Lies We Tell Ourselves: Part II

 The Lies We Tell Ourselves: Part II At our low points, when we find ourselves challenged, especially in our walks of faith we start to believe a number of falsehoods. When we succumb to doubt and fear, we begin to take our first steps towards sin. I’m Not Worth Anything The value we place upon […]