Fear can feel overwhelming when you are faced with a family emergency or crisis situation. Knowing how to lean in to gratitude in those moments can be the most powerful way to disarm our fears. In this week's podcast, Bethany shares how a scary experience with her family reminded them that gratitude is greater than the fears we face.
28 For the Love of Parenting: Am I Screwing It Up?
There isn't a quick reference guide or map to navigate the uncharted territory of parenting teens. Sometimes it requires tough love. And, in the midst of holding the line, you question whether or not you are screwing it up and scarring them for life! In this week's podcast, Bethany shares some of her 'now' experiences as she navigates teen life with her daughters.
Truth: Vulnerability of Joy
“Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy... Continue Reading →
Turn the World Upside Down.
We are called to be those who turn the world upside down! This statement was made about the apostles in the Bible in the book of Acts, chapter 17. The apostles were going from city to city as the Holy Spirit led them, preaching the good news about Jesus and moving in signs, wonders, and... Continue Reading →
My Strong Habit.
"The main idea behind consistency is to develop strong habits that are unmovable regardless of your mood, who the customer is, or how busy you happen to be." ~The Power of Consistency by Brian Williams, BWTV Someone very important once told me that one of my strongest characteristics was that I was consistent. That was... Continue Reading →
Greater than Your Feelings.
Have you ever thought about some of the mighty men and women in the Bible who did mighty feats and changed history? People like Noah, Abraham, Moses, David, Gideon, Ruth, Deborah, Joshua, Paul, and Peter. All of these people made radical choices, were faced with insurmountable challenges, and beat the odds. They defeated giants, conquered... Continue Reading →
What do I believe?
There was a season in my life I wasn't strong in my faith and what I believed. I had grown up in the church because my father was a pastor, but I reached a point in my young adult life where my faith needed to become my own. I had heard many amazing messages and... Continue Reading →
Don’t abort your destiny
The other day I was driving to downtown Madison and ended up behind a white Grand Prix automobile. On the back end of the car there was a bumper sticker that read "ABORTION," but the "B" and the "R" were crossed out and replaced with a "D" and "P" to create the new word "ADOPTION." I... Continue Reading →
Abiding in You
Heavenly Father continue to teach us how to abide in Your presence. For in Your presence is the fullness of joy. You said that if we abide in You and remain in Your love it is that Your joy may remain in us, and that it may be full. Joy comes from abiding in You... Continue Reading →