Have your Weapon ready while you Work

The story in Nehemiah 4 made a huge impact on me when I read it. As the Israelites are rebuilding the wall around Jerusalem after years of captivity it says they worked with one hand and held their weapon with the other in case of attack. As we do the work God has called us to, we must be like the Israelites, ready to fight when the enemy attacks.

Walking with Friends through Tragedy

What do you do when a friend is suffering? What should you say? Whether it’s a miscarriage, cancer, addiction, or depression it can be hard to know what to say and that often keeps us from reaching out. But there is one simple thing we all need…