Hope in Hard Times – Life of Joseph part III

Hope in Hard Times – Life of Joseph part III

Joseph is a model for how to maintain hope in hard times. Sold by his brothers into slavery and falsely accused of attempted rape, Joseph’s life is a mess. Yet, things can get lower still. Joseph interprets the dreams of a royal official, hoping he’ll...
Pride and Privilege – Life of Joseph Part I

Pride and Privilege – Life of Joseph Part I

God has high hopes for young Joeseph, showing him through his dreams that he is destined to be a man with authority. At the same time, Joseph’s character isn’t fit for such responsibility. So Joseph must walk through adversity to prepare him for his future...
Trust God’s Goodness

Trust God’s Goodness

Christmas is a time when we instinctively expect peace, but in reality, we often find it a struggle. At times, family gatherings, Christmas shopping and children on breaks can cause us stress. Mary and Joseph also experience stress at Christmas. They deal with an...
The Gift of Joy – Luke 2:8-18

The Gift of Joy – Luke 2:8-18

In the story of the Nativity, God gives the gift of joy to the shepherds. Joy is a feeling of well-being that we’re able to sustain even in a challenging circumstance. That’s because whatever caused it seems bigger than what’s happening with us. In...