“Yet it was our weaknesses he carried; it was our sorrows [my shame] that weighed him down.” Isaiah 53:4a NLT I pulled the lid off a box labeled “memories.” Inside, it spilled over with cards, letters, ticket stubs and journals. As I took them out piece by piece, I wasn’t feeling nostalgic. Fear gripped my… Continue reading He Stood In My Shame
“Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice.” Philippians 4:4 ESV1 The sun rose bright and early on this beautiful Monday morning. But it’s still a Monday, and if you know me at all, you know Monday’s aren’t really my thing. I feel groggy from the activities of the weekend and stare down… Continue reading Can I Be Thankful Today?
“And your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, ‘This is the way, walk in it.’” Isaiah 30:21a How do you live after only surviving? During an exceptionally trying time in my friend’s life, I asked her how she was holding up. “Surviving,” she had said, but this wasn’t a way she wanted… Continue reading After Surviving
November 22, 2015 “Call to me and I will answer you, and I will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.” Jeremiah 33:3 Four years ago, on this weekend, the Drakulic family left Ohio and traveled to Erie, Pennsylvania for Flagship’s first preview service. We met in a small, cluttered room… Continue reading 4 Years Later
Grace “But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions,… Continue reading Give Them Hope, Part 7