Encouraging Words

Read Matthew 6:5-15 Thought for the Day: Forgiveness leads to forgiveness! It has often been said that ‘winning leads to winning’. In sports, the most successful programs are able to maintain winning streaks and dynasties because they build the right culture. Imagine being a high school athlete:...

Verse of the Day - Proverbs 16:3 Thought for the Day: God can help us find meaning today! Although he is not the central character in the film Forrest Gump, much can be learned from Lieutenant Dan’s transformation. Leading a platoon through Vietnam, Dan is stuck in...

Read Colossians 3:12-17 Thought for the Day: Little actions go a long way! In the middle of my 3rd Grade year, my parents moved to the small town of Wyndmere, North Dakota. With a population of 492, my elementary school rarely got new students and never in...

Read  Matthew 18:1-6 Thought for the Day: Children can teach us a great deal about faith! Despite only being two, my daughter Ruby is quite clear about her preferences. When you ask her what she is interested in doing on any given day, she usually provides one...

Read Acts 13:1-12 Thought for the Day: I can choose to encourage others. When I was a freshman in college, I became friends with an upperclassman named Chris. At times when I found myself struggling or frustrated, Chris was right there as a positive presence. When I...

Read Acts 17:10-15 Thought for the Day: The Bible is my ultimate written authority! It is quite fun to see some of the variations different families add when they sit down for a game of Monopoly. It is very likely that no two families play this classic...

Read Ecclesiastes 1:9-10 Thought for the Day: Jesus is enough! The idea of breaking news first entered our culture in the 1920s during what is known as the ‘Golden Age of Radio’. But even before that time, individuals and groups relied on the telegraph for access to...