What to do After You’ve Messed Up

Sometimes smart people do dumb things, wise people do foolish things, and even the godly do ungodly things. Regardless of how we mess up, we share one thing in common: we all make mistakes. The Bible says “all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” (Romans 3:23) Often we view this statement … Continue reading What to do After You’ve Messed Up

UNREALISTIC EXPECTATIONS: The #1 Relationship Killer

Our first Valentine’s Day together, my husband, Scott, bought me a dozen long-stem roses. We have been married twenty-eight years. Guess how many times he’s bought me a dozen long stem roses? Once. It’s a good thing I didn’t expect roses every Valentine’s Day, right? Now, I don’t want to give you the wrong impression … Continue reading UNREALISTIC EXPECTATIONS: The #1 Relationship Killer

Why Asking Jesus in Your Heart Isn’t Enough to Save You

At twelve-years-old, I distinctly remember a friend of a friend named Sally telling me that if I didn’t ask Jesus in my heart that I would go to hell when I died. This shocking and frightening statement haunted me for days since although not regular church attenders, my parents taught me that people go to … Continue reading Why Asking Jesus in Your Heart Isn’t Enough to Save You

I’ll Push You: A Journey of Friendship, Community and Faith

Justin Skeesuck and Patrick Gray are lifelong friends who came to share their journey and lessons learned about friendship, community, and faith to the people of High Desert Church (HDC) in Victorville, CA. The Beginning It would seem Justin and Patrick were destined to be friends — their parents were friends in college and Justin’s … Continue reading I’ll Push You: A Journey of Friendship, Community and Faith

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER THURSDAY, MAY4, 2017

Are you aware that our nation has a law in place requiring our President to proclaim a National Day of Prayer each year on the first Thursday in May? The National Day of Prayer was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the United States Congress and signed into law by President Harry S. … Continue reading NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER THURSDAY, MAY4, 2017