The Sacrifice of Praise
Adversity / Courage / Failure / Faith / Fear / Hope / Life / Optimism / Praise / Prayer / Suicide

The Sacrifice of Praise

Life was going along in a nice steady pace of “normal”. Then within just a short period of time everything seemed to fall apart and we moved to a different state, left our home. Things just seemed to keep going wrong and getting worse. We found ourselves in the worst financial and emotional situation we’d … Continue reading

The Fallen: God’s Love for the Lowly & Downtrodden
Abortion / Adversity / Bullying / Confidence / Courage / Equality / Failure / Faith / Fear / Hope / Judging / Life / Love / Rejection / Self-Esteem / Suicide

The Fallen: God’s Love for the Lowly & Downtrodden

Fallen leaves. What do you see when you look at them? Some people see a mess of fallen, decaying dead little lawn-invaders. They sweep them, rake them, blow them, suck them up in lawn mower bags…but why? I see fallen leaves and I see things of beauty. They’re like jewels from heaven dropped down to … Continue reading

Operation Gideon: Finding Strength in Weakness
Adversity / Courage / Failure / Faith / Fear / Hope / Life / Optimism / Prayer / Suicide

Operation Gideon: Finding Strength in Weakness

This post article is also posted in the Gospel Blog by FEBC   Dr. Stanley brought out an interesting concept one Sunday, preaching about the story of Gideon.  Gideon was supposed to lead the Israelites against the Midianites.  Gideon had around 32,000 people with him, but the Lord said that was too many.  So the … Continue reading

The Judas Effect: How to Deal with Deceit and Betrayal
Adversity / Courage / Faith / Forgiveness / Life / Mercy / Revenge

The Judas Effect: How to Deal with Deceit and Betrayal

This post article is also posted in the Gospel Blog by FEBC   If you’ve lived long enough, you’ve probably felt it—the stabbing pain from that knife in your heart that comes from being betrayed by someone you trusted or the disillusionment with life that comes from realizing that others will lie to you and … Continue reading