All posts for the month May, 2022

Gems From Pastor Jim 5/24/2022

by Jim Hughes Matt. 22:14 “For many were called, but few were chosen.” This is the story of the great wedding feast. Jesus used this story to teach us what it will be like when He comes back to establish His kingdom. This was a wedding feast and all the guests who were […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Verse of the Day and Devotional 5/23/2022

Send to Kindle May 23rd, 2022 Scripture A final word: Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on all of God’s armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil. For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities […]

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Life Lesson: Be – Do – Have 5/20/2022

by Staci Stallings This revelation hit me the other day while I was listening to a speaker on having financial balance in your life.  The author talked about a goal setting seminar he went to.  The lesson he revealed is that too often when we set goals, we are setting the “have” part […]

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CrossReads Book Spotlight: The Fifth Seal 5/19/2022

Send to Kindle CrossReads Book Spotlight The Fifth Seal An Apocalyptic End-Times Thriller (The Arrows Beyond Book 2) by Milton Cantellay With the dawning darkness, the world has become a place where the Christian faith is widely persecuted as hateful and intolerant. “Aubrey clenched her hand over Alice’s mouth to muffle the cries of pain […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: For Better or For Worse & Meet Me on the Porch 5/18/2022

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes For Better or For Worse (Yellowstone Series Book 2) by Anne Perreault In book 1 of the series, Desire of the Heart, Cady McClintoch’s sheltered existence is thrown into glorious disarray when she meets Grant. Now married to him, she moves to Montana to start a new life. Settling […]

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Living By The Spirit 5/17/2022

by Robin McKinley In the last few verses of Galatians 5, the Apostle Paul gave us some great tangible instructions. He emphasized what living by the Holy Spirit looks like. The chapter finishes with the following 2 verses. Since we are living by the Spirit, let us follow the Spirit’s leading in every […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 5/16/2022

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 21:21-22 Then Jesus told them, “I assure you, if you have faith and don’t doubt, you can do things like this and much more. You can even say to this mountain, ‘May God lift you up and throw you into the sea,’ and it will happen. If you […]

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Being Gentle with Yourself 5/13/2022

by Staci Stallings One of the biggest lessons of my life was when God started showing me how disastrously hard I was being on myself. Even when I started to come out of striving for perfection and I started to try to learn to do life differently, one of the hardest things to […]

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CrossReads Book Spotlight: Life Like Stars 5/12/2022

Send to Kindle CrossReads Book Spotlight Life Like Stars by C. R. Kelchner “My loyalty lies with God,” Nastia declares on a flight to Washington D.C. Nastia Sibieski believes that romance is sacred. She turned down many attractive admirers in college because they weren’t the right, Christian man. But after she meets a handsome atheist […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: Baby Blues & Wake The Town and Tell the People The Wrath of God Is Coming 5/11/2022

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes Baby Blues Second Edition (Second Chance Book 2) by Ruthie Madison Julie and Eric’s heaven-blessed and happy marriage has been the kind that withstands all things, until faced with the grief and anguish of infertility. Amid their ordeal, they’re informed Eric’s half-brother Drew has escaped from prison and is […]

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