• Unexpected Series

    Our Eyes Are On You, Lord

    Are you in a situation where you just don’t know what to do? Maybe there are multiple directions you could take but you know none of them will lead to your desired destination and all of them contain terrain that looks impossible to navigate. In that case, we obviously look for the shortest path or the one with the least amount of risk. But what if that is NOT the path God calls us to take? What if there is quite simply, no easy way out? These unexpected situations in life seem like they will break us. No matter which path we choose, a dream ends, a relationship gets left…

  • Brave,  Perseverance,  Surrender,  Unexpected Series

    Unexpected: Blessings after the Battle

    By Leigh MacKenzie Have you ever worked hard for years on something and had it stolen or senselessly destroyed overnight? Ever felt the bile rise up in your throat from a personal injustice?   Or the tears stinging your eyes when you realize something you loved unexpectedly vanished? Read on, Beloved. This is a story of rising up after the unexpected comes knocking… The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. (John 10:10) It was a relaxing weekend that included family time, a biking coffee date with The Elder, singing for the worship team, and a…