Arise Blog

Category: Spiritual Growth

  • The Worry Cycle

    You’re likely going to read this blog because you’re wrestling with something that keeps you all stirred up. It's worry. Can good come from that? How do we interrupt the worry cycle and slow it down?

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  • Hold Your Horses

    When we are barreling full steam ahead in our own agenda, dreams, and wishes, do you think God ever says “hold your horses”? Are there people or situations you’ve prayed about for weeks, months, and years and you’re still waiting on an answer? Why must we always wait?

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  • I Have No Control

    As life swirls around us we so badly try to grasp for things of this world to help us "feel" like we're in control. But we have none, only our Creator knows all things. Our response to life should be to recognize that our only control is in how much we trust God and how we responded to the chaos.

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  • Uncertainty

    Have you ever considered the fruitless results of dwelling on the UNCERTAINTIES in life? Why not think on God’s truths and what we know to be CERTAIN? Here's a little test to help you see where your focus lies.

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  • Steeple Chaser

    What do you think about when you see a church steeple? Your childhood? Hurts from past churches? The people of God? It's more than all those things. Christ doesn't dwell in a building with a steeple on top.

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  • Piece By Piece

    Do you desire to live in your purpose? Wishing to be free to roam? What parts of you hold you back? What pieces need to be put together again?

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  • What Are You Good At?

    What are you good at? I mean, really good. What skills or abilities are your most valuable assets? Before you respond to that, give it some real thought. Don’t answer with what you wish was true. Consider your most outstanding character traits.

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  • Messages We Send Ourselves

    We are so valuable to God, our families, friends, and yes, even ourselves. It’s time we recognize we are in a boxing match against ourselves. Here are some ways we can fight off negative thoughts.

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  • On The Road To Emmaus

    Never before have we needed to feel Christ’s presence more, than right now in this pandemic. Never before have we been more desperate to know that He is with us, beside us, for us. Never before have we needed more the reassurance that He goes before us in whatever lies ahead. But he has already given us his promise.

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