16 Verses to Guide 2016

Each of us will allow something to guide our plans to influence our calendars, and to shape our priorities in the coming year.  If we aren't careful, though, that something may not be the best guide. A few weeks ago I shared some of my desires for 2016 ... and as I've prayed and spent time in the Word, I have identified 16 verses to guide 2016. John 15:5-8 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in ... [Read More]

Desires for 2016: Preparing Your Heart for the Year Ahead

What are your dreams and desires for 2016? I know, it probably feels like I'm rushing this post ... and maybe I am a little bit. But I was thinking this morning how 2015 has flown by and I know these last few days of this year will be gone like a flash. So I started a little list of dreams I have for next year. Just some hopes and plans I'm pondering and treasuring as I look at what I hope 2016 will bring. These aren't the big goals and resolutions we often talk about as a new year ... [Read More]