Let Gratitude Lead the Way

Let Gratitude Lead the Way

“I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart;    I will tell of all your wonderful deeds. I will be glad and rejoice in you;    I will sing the praises of your name, O Most High.”  Psalm 9:1-2 Gratitude...
Being Differently Different

Being Differently Different

“But do not be conformed to the ways of the world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.” Romans 12:2a Many times in my shred-life, I’ve fallen into the trap of “wanting to be different.” Have you ever felt that? In our culture of individualism, I’m sure...
Action Plan

Action Plan

“Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect…” 1 Peter 3:15 One of SFC’s Values is “Doing: we selflessly demonstrate our love for Jesus by putting others ahead of...
#Blessed

#Blessed

“Blessed is the man who perseveres under toil, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love Him.” James 1:12 We’ve all seen the social media posts (and maybe even posted them ourselves) – the perfect...
Reaching Those in the Margins

Reaching Those in the Margins

A woman in the crowd had suffered for twelve years with constant bleeding, and she could find no cure. Coming up behind Jesus, she touched the fringe of his robe. Immediately, the bleeding stopped. “Who touched me?” Jesus asked.  Everyone denied it, and Peter said,...
“Our Father” Rather Than “Hey SIRI”

“Our Father” Rather Than “Hey SIRI”

One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.” He said to them, “When you pray, say: ‘Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come. Give us each day our...