"Until It Hurts" Preview: Day 4

Heart Check Verse of the Day: Proverbs 4:23 “Carefully guard your thoughts because they are the source of true life.” (CEV) “Keep vigilant watch over your heart; that’s where life starts...” (MSG) ”Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.” (NLT) “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.” (NIV) “Keep thy heart with all diligence for out of it are the issues of life.” (KJV) FORETHOUGHT What does this verse mean

"Until It Hurts" Preview: Day 3

Out of Sight, Out of Mind Verse of the Day: Isaiah 57:11 “Did you forget about me and become unfaithful because you were more afraid of someone else? Have I been silent so long that you no longer fear me.” (CEV) “Who talked you into the pursuit of this nonsense, leaving me high and dry, forgetting you ever knew me? Because I don’t yell and make a scene do you think I don’t exist?...” (MSG) “Are you afraid of these idols? Do they terrify you? Is that why you have lied to me an

"Until It Hurts" Preview: Day 1

I’m Working On It Verse of the Day: Proverbs 16:20 “If you know what you’re doing, you will prosper. God blesses everyone who trust him.” (CEV) “It pays to take life seriously; things work out when you trust in God.” (MSG) “Those who listen to instruction will prosper; those who trust the LORD will be joyful.” (NLT) “Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers, and blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord.” (NIV) “He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso tr

Kenya Called. We Answered. Here's What She Said.

Kenya Called. We Answered. Here’s What She Said. Let me be the first to tell you that I didn't understand how people could go visit a foreign country on these things called "mission trips" for a few days, weeks or even months and return home claiming their lives had changed. I didn't comprehend how 10 days of your life in a different place could change 30 years of the life you were already living. Now, I completely understood how a week and half away in a different culture co