In her effort to help us better understand God's desires, SCH Contributor Amy Layne Litzelman points out that "The Spirit wants us to remember foundational, life-giving truths we already know; it's amazing how we can almost lose sight of them in the passion of wanting and seeking more of God."
“How often do we say, and hear others say: ‘Oh, if only I could have a little peace!’ SCH Contributor Amy Layne Litzelman reminds us that perhaps our greatest hindrance to this peace we all desire so much is the constant urge to lift the veil and see what tomorrow will bring.
"Those who trust and follow Jesus aren’t lead to a playground, but placed on the battlefield". SCH Contributor, Pastor Michael Hayward conveys a stark reminder that in following Jesus there is sacrifice, there is toil, there is suffering; there is also glory to be witnessed and celebrated.
"Jesus consistently took the facts that were presented to him and overcame them with the truth of who He is." SCH Contributor Amy Layne Litzelman points out that as humans we tend to base reality on what we see, hear or feel. However, those who are grounded in Christ Jesus, rely on an distinctly different relm of truth.
"It’s one thing to say we follow God, but what really matters is what we decide to do in a crisis." SCH Contributor, Pastor Jesse Bradley reminds us that we don't choose our problems, but we can stay committed to follow God in the midst of them.
"The most amazing gifts cannot be wrapped up in a bow! "SCH Contributor, Heather Riggleman takes a moment to reflect on the true meaning of Christmas and spending precious time with the ones that hold your heart in their hands.