7 Tips to Reduce Stress During the Holidays

7 Tips to Reduce Stress During the Holidays

  I love the holidays, but my stress level goes up quite a bit in November and December. I need to find a way to deal with this better, maybe you do too.   Spending more time with extended family and the fun traditions of the holidays are all so much fun....

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ Self-Control

We need self-control to grow in our faith and keep ourselves from sin . . . it’s essential in our walk with the Lord. Many other religions besides Christianity teach the concept of self-control. But unlike other religions, Christians have the help of the Holy...

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ GENTLENESS

Photo by Bill Fairs on Unsplash Gentleness or meekness does not mean being weak or a doormat like so many seem to think! Rather it’s a humble strength that comes from learning to lean on God and acknowledging that you need Him. It’s the opposite of pride....

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ FAITHFULNESS

The root word of faithfulness is ‘faith’. Faith is the belief or conviction that God is in control and is worthy of our trust, that He is working things out for our good. Faith is essential in the Christian life. The good news is that faithfulness, which includes...

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ GOODNESS

God is good! He is the only One who is really good, through and through. But God says in Galatians 5:22-23 that the fruit of the Spirit is goodness, so that means that with God’s help we can also be good. But what does it really mean to be good? Goodness is defined by...