Posts in Ryan-Midday
God’s Surprises

It’s often in the darkest moments that we’re able to see our Savior most clearly; he loves to surprise us that way! Max put it this way: God is at his best when our lives are at their worst. Easter was more than just a moment in history; it was God’s biggest surprise - and the reason we have hope today.

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Deepen My Roots

If you’re planting a garden this spring, take a moment to ponder the similarities between those seeds and your faith. A garden won’t grow without proper roots and nourishment; neither can our faith. Let’s put our roots down deep into Christ!

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Living Proof

If you’re in a place like me this Passion Week; if the incredible story of Jesus’ sacrifice and resurrection seems a bit too “been there, done that,” let’s take a moment and ask the Lord to open our eyes and soften our hearts.

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Wanted: Fruitful Laborers

Study and know God’s Word. Take that Word to people who don’t know Jesus, and then help them attain that same knowledge so they can in turn go and do the same - multiply disciples. Jesus said the harvest is plentiful but the laborers are few. Are we in the fields, laboring for Christ, or are we on the sidelines, distracted by all the many things this world offers?

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Feeling Desperate for Help

There’s no magic silver bullet when we’re going through times of hardship, pain, and loss - but creating spiritual disciplines that point us towards Jesus and his strength can be just what we need to take that first step in the morning. Sometimes that’s all we need - the courage and strength Jesus offers when we call out to him.

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Even in the Darkness

I don’t know about you, but I am so, so glad it is spring!!! We’re all wired a bit differently; I’m one of those people whose moods are very much affected by the seasons and weather, and this long, brutal winter was definitely starting to wear me down emotionally and spiritually. I love seeing the sun; love walking outdoors and seeing the tulips my son helped me plant last fall poking up through the dirt, love seeing some green leaves on my strawberry plants hidden under the mulch.

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