J Is for Joy

Apr 12

J Is for Joy

And the believers were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit. Acts 13:52     Joy is a fruit of the Spirit so it’s natural that joy would accompany the presence of the Holy Spirit. With the Holy Spirit living within us, our lives should be characterized by joy. Is that true for you? Do you feel joy on a regular basis? Again, most of us would have to...

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Introducing Weekend Worship at Crazy Grace Chapel

Jan 01

Introducing Weekend Worship at Crazy Grace Chapel

Welcome to Weekend Worship at Crazy Grace Chapel. I’ve wanted to do this for a long time and it finally seems like the right time. Every weekend I’ll post a worship song, a scripture, and maybe something that strikes my fancy. So let’s begin with my absolute favorite video because of the high energy worship and utter joy of the singers.  ...

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God’s Promise of Happiness by Randy Alcorn

Nov 23

God’s Promise of Happiness by Randy Alcorn

God’s Promise of Happiness, by Randy Alcorn, is based on the author’s larger work, Happiness. Still, this little book provides some thought-provoking content revealing our common misconceptions about happiness, holiness, and God. In an easy to follow question and answer format, this booklet tackles some intriguing questions. Do happiness and joy mean the same thing?...

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Joy of Zacchaeus Award

Nov 10

Joy of Zacchaeus Award

Introducing the 2016 Biblical Character Awards The Biblical Character Awards are my way of featuring a handful of readers and recognizing them for their contribution to my life and ministry.   “They have been a wonderful encouragement to me, as they have been to you. You must show your appreciation to all who serve so well” (1 Corinthians 16:18).   Meet...

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Michael Card (@Michael_Card) Shares Three Eternal Truths That Bring Joy

Apr 03

Michael Card (@Michael_Card) Shares Three Eternal Truths That Bring Joy

Joy can seem so elusive, especially in the midst of pain and suffering. Where does joy come from? What must we do to experience it? And how can we experience joy in the midst of life’s most difficult circumstances? We also live in a culture bent on retaliation. When someone hurts us, joy isn’t our natural response. But it is possible. With these things in mind,...

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