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LGD 168: A Fresh Start

Grace is getting something we don’t deserve. A fresh start is what we need.

Gift

LGD 167: Bought With A Price

Our transformation is never complete until we see our Lord face-to-face, but the more Christ is in us, the more we look like Him.

Two teens laying a roof in Mexico

LGD 166: Servant Leaders

Our transformation is never complete until we see our Lord face-to-face, but the more Christ is in us, the more we look like Him.

Butterfly with blue wings on green leaf

LGD 165: Pursuing Transformation

Our transformation is never complete until we see our Lord face-to-face, but the more Christ is in us, the more we look like Him.

Man on a paddle board on a still lake with cloudy skies (black & white)

LGD 164: Live For Today

When life is tough, our anxiety and stress build-up, and we can enter a panic state. James says that life is like a morning fog – it’s here and then gone.

Nativity scene

LGD 162: Our Christmas Gift

Our journey continues in The Ten Days of Christmas Advent series, as Mary and Joseph arrive in Bethlehem, but there is no room in the inn. What will they do?

A dirt road in the middle of nowhere

LGD 161: The Bethlehem Census

The journey continues in The Ten Days of Christmas Advent series, as Mary and Joseph pack their bags for the trip to Bethlehem.

Young woman showing off her engagement ring while being pulled toward the person

LGD 160: The Marriage Dilemma

In The Ten Days of Christmas Advent series, we have been on a journey through the Old Testament prophecies and following Mary and Elizabeth through their pregnancies.

Mom holding a baby (black & white)

LGD 159: What’s In a Name?

In The Ten Days of Christmas Advent series, we have been on a journey through the Old Testament prophecies and following Mary and Elizabeth through their pregnancies.

The word JOY spelled out on light

LGD 158: Recognizing Our Lord

We continue in our Advent series, The Ten Days of Christmas, with a small reminder that even unborn children recognize Christ.

Pregnant woman make a heart with her hands on her stomach

LGD 157: The Most Precious Birth Announcement

On the fourth day of Christmas, the angel Gabriel visits another character in our story and reveals to them a birth announcement so shocking for the times; it could have gotten someone killed.

A wicker baby crib

LGD 156: Zechariah’s Doubt

Babies are beautiful, but I also recognize many women cannot have children but desire them. As we continue in our Advent series, The Ten Days of Christmas, we explore a beautiful story of faith, love, blessing, and the miracle of a baby named John.

Baby sleeping

LGD 155: For A Child Is Born To Us

Yesterday, we kicked off a new Advent series titled The Ten Days of Christmas. On the second day of Christmas, we continue to explore Isaiah’s foretelling of a future king of Israel who will be born a baby.

Mom creating heart with hands on her stomach

LGD 154: He Will Be Called Immanuel

Christmas 2020 is here, and with it marks the chance for us to step back and evaluate a year filled with many ups and downs. Today, we are kicking off a brand new Advent series titled The Christmas Gift.

Young girl planting a plant

LGD 153: Do Good

Parents want the best for their children, and they do that by teaching them to do good and make wise decisions.

Girl giving a Christmas gift

LGD 152: Tis the Season To Be Generous

There is no one size fits all for generosity; if there were, the world would be boring. Generosity is a matter of the heart, not the wallet.

Man on mountainside looking out over a valley

LGD 150: Peace in Troublesome Times

As we enter a new round of safer at home orders, it is easy for us to become discouraged, especially right before the holidays.

Nativity scene

LGD 149: O Little Town of Bethlehem

The Christmas season is in full swing. And though we most likely will not be gathering for large Christmas productions, that doesn’t mean we can’t kick the season off.