Thankfulness through the Storm

by Heather Bock As I've watched the videos and read the reports coming out of horrific flooding in Houston and other southern cities in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, one stood out among the rest: the story of Jeremiah Richard. ABC News aired videos of a helicopter lowering people by ones and twos to the … Continue reading Thankfulness through the Storm

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Breaking the Brokenness of the Cycle of Poverty: Part Two

by Heather Bock Two Sundays ago, God broke my heart for the poor in my city (which I wrote about last week here). I asked Him, "What are you going to do for those struggling with poverty?" I have been working through Steadfast Love, a Bible study written by Lauren Chandler focusing on Psalm 107. … Continue reading Breaking the Brokenness of the Cycle of Poverty: Part Two

Trusting through Praise

Praising is choosing to trust God. This was made very clear to me as I worked through this excellent devotional, The 30 Day Praise Challenge for Parents by Becky Harling. In fact, this lesson is one of the main messages this author hopes other parents will grasp when they praise God, a lesson that she … Continue reading Trusting through Praise